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Event Notification Report for August 15, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           08/14/2000 - 08/15/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37223  37224  37225  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37223       |
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| FACILITY: MCGUIRE                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/14/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 07:42[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/14/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        06:58[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  WESLEY HILL                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/14/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |ANNE BOLAND          R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AOUT 50.72(b)(1)(ii)(B)  OUTSIDE DESIGN BASIS   |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| BOTH TRAINS OF HIGH PRESSURE INJECTION DECLARED INOPERABLE                   |
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| The licensee, in the process of a routine train swap between the 1B nuclear  |
| volume control (NV) pump and the 1A NV pump, the 1B discharge check valve    |
| did not fully seat.  Flow from the 1A NV pump was being returned through the |
| 1B NV pump to the suction header.  This could have affected the capability   |
| of both of the NV pumps to perform their required actions in the event that  |
| high head injection to the reactor coolant system was needed.  Both pumps    |
| were declared inoperable at 0658 EDT which made the high head injection      |
| system inoperable.  The discharge valve on the 1B NV pump was shut at 0710   |
| EDT to restore the 1A NV pump to operable.                                   |
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| The method to be used to restore the 1B NV pump to operable is being         |
| considered.                                                                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37224       |
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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/14/2000|
|LICENSEE:  TERA - MAR, INC.                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:55[EDT]|
|    CITY:  FORT WORTH               REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        08/14/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:             [CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  L03157-008            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/14/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |CHUCK PAULK          R4      |
|                                                |C.W. (BILL) REAMER   NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES OGDEN                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING STOLEN HUMBOLT MODEL 51001 GAUGE            |
|                                                                              |
| "Gauge was stolen from the back of a Company truck while the operator was in |
| a FINA Station at 2910 Loop 12, Dallas, Texas.  The driver had not chained   |
| the gauge in the truck and had noted the presence of "unsavory"  persons     |
| that seemed to be following him and were present at the station when he      |
| exited his vehicle.  When he returned to his vehicle the gauge was missing.  |
| He had the keys and the equipment with which to secure the gauge.            |
|                                                                              |
| "The missing gauge is a Humbolt Model 51001, Serial No.: 2692 with 10        |
| millicurie Cs-137 source, Serial No.: 6604GQ and 40 millicurie Am-241 Be     |
| source, Serial No.: NJ02854.                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| "The operator has been counseled by the RSO.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| "Texas License L03157-008.  Licensee is located in Fort Worth, Texas."       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37225       |
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| FACILITY: OYSTER CREEK             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/15/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 01:45[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2                             |EVENT DATE:        08/15/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:40[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JERE FREEMAN                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/15/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CLIFFORD ANDERSON    R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ASHU 50.72(b)(1)(i)(A)   PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       86       Power Operation  |78       Power Operation  |
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| TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION REQUIRED SHUTDOWN DUE TO LOSS OF SECONDARY           |
| CONTAINMENT                                                                  |
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| Two reactor building isolation valves (V-28-21 and V-28-22) are not          |
| performing their isolation function.  The plant is required to be in the     |
| shutdown mode by 0704 EDT on 8/15/00 and cold shutdown mode by 0904 EDT on   |
| 8/15/00.  The valves were discovered at 0304 EDT on 8/14/00 and the licensee |
| has been working on restoring their function.  The licensee is continuing to |
| try to restore their function and qualify other valves to perform their      |
| function.                                                                    |
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| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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