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Event Notification Report for September 25, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           09/22/2000 - 09/25/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37313  37360  37361  37364  37365  37366  37367  37368  37369  37370  37371  37372 
37373  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37313       |
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| FACILITY: NINE MILE POINT          REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/13/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 07:58[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2,[2] GE-5                    |EVENT DATE:        09/13/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        04:33[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MATT WALDECKER               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JAMES TRAPP          R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| AUTOMATIC START OF THE HIGH PRESSURE CORE SPRAY PUMP                         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that the high pressure core spray (HPCS) pump          |
| automatically started when the pump control switch was taken out of the      |
| "pull-to-lock" position.  The HPCS system was out of service for maintenance |
| at the time of the event and had been declared inoperable on 09/12/00 at     |
| 0520 EDT.  The HPCS spray injection valve did not open, as it was            |
| deenergized closed.  The divisional diesel generator did not start as it was |
| configured in the maintenance mode.                                          |
|                                                                              |
| There was no impact on the plant. The plant is in cold shutdown with the     |
| mode switch in the refuel position.  The cause of the actuation is unknown   |
| and an investigation is in progress.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
|                                                                              |
| * * * RETRACTED AT 1650 EDT ON 9/22/00 BY THOMAS CHWALEK TO FANGIE JONES * * |
| *                                                                            |
|                                                                              |
| "Subsequent evaluation of the system condition at the time concluded that    |
| the system was appropriately removed from service with the injection valve   |
| de-energized closed (it was known at the time that the initiation signal was |
| invalid).  In addition, removal of the system from service as part of a      |
| planned evolution for maintenance or surveillance testing is generally not   |
| reportable (NUREG 1022).                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| "In summary, the system was properly removed from service with the injection |
| valve de-energized closed.  The event is not reportable and this retraction  |
| is notification thereof."                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.  The R1DO (Bruce  |
| Barkley) has been notified.                                                  |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37360       |
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| REP ORG:  MARYLAND DEPT OF THE ENVIRONMENT     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/21/2000|
|LICENSEE:  D W KOZERA INC                       |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:48[EDT]|
|    CITY:  BALTIMORE                REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        09/20/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MD |EVENT TIME:        14:30[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  MD0514901             AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |WILLIAM RULAND       R1      |
|                                                |JOSIE PICCONE        NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MANLEY                       |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOST TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE REPORTED TO THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF   |
| THE ENVIRONMENT (MDE)                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| Maryland licensee, D W Kozera Inc. of Baltimore, Md. lost a Troxler moisture |
| density gauge model 3430 serial # 25607 in Adamstown, Md.  The gauge was     |
| missing from the back of a flat bed truck , which had its tailgate down,     |
| that was being driven around the Greenhill Manor Residential subdivision(New |
| Design Rd & Union Ridge Rd in Fredrick City).  The gauge, which apparently   |
| fell out of the back of the truck, was not in its case and the source rod    |
| was not padlocked.  The source (7.2 millicuries of cesium 137 and 39.7       |
| millicuries of americium 241), as far as they know, was in the shielded      |
| position and has not been found.  MDE has conducted an initial investigation |
| and it appears that they may issue a press release.                          |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 09/22/00 AT 0842 ET BY R. MANLEY TAKEN BY MACKINNON * * *    |
|                                                                              |
| The Troxler gauge was picked up from the middle of road (New Design Rd &     |
| Union Ridge Rd) by a sub contractor shortly after it fell from the back of   |
| the flat bed truck.   The casing of the Troxler gauge had minor damage and   |
| the source never left its shielded position.  After reading the article in   |
| the newspaper about the missing Troxler gauge the  Sub Contractor contacted  |
| the licensee, D W Kozera Inc.  The Troxler gauge case had a phone number and |
| address on it but the Sub Contractor was unable to contact the licensee      |
| until reading the newspaper article which gave where the licensee could be   |
| contacted.  The Troxler gauge will be checked over today by Troxler.         |
|                                                                              |
| NRC R1DO (Bill Ruland) and NMSS EO (Brian Smith) notified.                   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37361       |
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| FACILITY: PEACH BOTTOM             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/21/2000|
|    UNIT:  [2] [3] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:07[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-4,[3] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        09/21/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:30[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN POPIELARSKI             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/23/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |WILLIAM RULAND       R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESS 50.72(b)(1)(v)      EMERGENCY SIREN INOP   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|2     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| OFFSITE EMERGENCY SIRENS IN DEGRADED CONDITION                               |
|                                                                              |
| "On September 21, 2000 at 1530, it was identified that at least 17 of Peach  |
| Bottom's 97 Emergency Offsite Sirens were in a degraded condition. The exact |
| cause of the degraded sirens is not known at this time, but the ability of   |
| the licensee to detect the degraded sirens has been compromised due to poor  |
| maintenance practices. A plan is being developed and implemented to repair   |
| the degraded sirens and appropriate interim compensatory measures are being  |
| put in place to compensate for the degraded condition."                      |
|                                                                              |
| An investigation is underway into this matter.  The contractor responsible   |
| for the siren maintenance has no other responsibilities on site.             |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                        |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 2253 EDT ON 9/23/00 BY JIM VASH TO FANGIE JONES * * *        |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that 15 of the 17 sirens that were in degraded         |
| conditions have been restored to service.  The remaining 2 sirens are        |
| expected to be restored to service early next weeks.                         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.  The R1DO         |
| (Richard Barkley) has been notified.                                         |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37364       |
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| FACILITY: BRUNSWICK                REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 04:26[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        04:00[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HAMM/SCHALL                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          UNU                   |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |BILL BATEMAN         NRR     |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     RPS ACTUATION          |JOSEPH GIITTER       IRO     |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |LUIS REYES           R2      |
|                                                |HEYMAN               FEMA    |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| FIRE IN THE PROTECTED AREA LASTING GREATER THAN 10 MINUTES RESULTING IN A    |
| REACTOR SCRAM.                                                               |
|                                                                              |
| AN UNUSUAL EVENT WAS DECLARED @ 0400 DUE TO A FIRE IN THE MAIN TRANSFORMER   |
| THAT LASTED >10 MINUTES.  OFF SITE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED IN TO RESPOND  |
| AND THE FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED WITHIN 14 MINUTES, HOWEVER THE PLANT STILL     |
| REMAINS IN THE UNUSUAL EVENT.   A REACTOR SCRAM FROM 100% POWER OCCURRED     |
| FOLLOWING A MAIN TURBINE GENERATOR LOCKOUT WHICH RESULTED FROM THE           |
| TRANSFORMER FAILURE.  THERE WERE SOME ERRONEOUS INDICATIONS OF CONTROL ROD   |
| POSITION, BUT  ALL RODS APPEAR TO BE FULLY INSERTED.  THERE WAS NO ECCS      |
| ACTUATION AND NO SAFETY RELIEF VALVES LIFTED DURING THIS EVENT.  THE PLANT   |
| DID NOT LOSE OFFSITE POWER DUE TO THE AUTO TRANSFER FROM THE MAIN            |
| TRANSFORMER TO THE STARTUP AUXILIARY TRANSFORMER.  THE DIESELS AUTOMATICALLY |
| STARTED AND WERE STILL RUNNING AT THE TIME OF THIS REPORT.  GROUP 2,6 AND 8  |
| ISOLATIONS WERE ALSO RECEIVED.  THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE STARTUP LEVEL   |
| CONTROL VALVE WHEN THEY REESTABLISHED REACTOR FEED PUMP, VALVE DID NOT OPEN  |
| PROPERLY SO THEY HAD TO USE THE BACKUP PATH IN THE FEED SYSTEM.   AS A       |
| RESULT OF THIS THE LEVEL WENT LOW ENOUGH TO RECEIVE A SECOND REACTOR SCRAM   |
| SIGNAL.  THE CONDENSER IS BEING USED AS THE HEAT SINK AND THE PLANT IS       |
| STABLE.  THE CAUSES FOR THE TRANSFORMER FIRE AND THE ERRONEOUS CONTROL ROD   |
| INDICATIONS ARE BEING INVESTIGATED.  THERE HAVE BEEN NO INJURIES REPORTED    |
| AND IT IS NOT KNOWN AT THIS TIME IF A PRESS RELEASE WILL BE ISSUED.          |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED.                                     |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 9/22/00 @ 0528 BY HAMM TO GOULD * * *                        |
|                                                                              |
| THE NOUE WAS TERMINATED AT 0512 DUE TO THE FIRE BEING COMPLETELY             |
| EXTINGUISHED.                                                                |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE NOTIFIED.                                 |
| THE EO(BATEMAN), RDO(DECKER), FEMA (HEYMAN)  AND IRO(GIITTER) WERE           |
| NOTIFIED.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| SEE EVENT # 37365.                                                           |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 1313 EDT ON 9/22/00 BY KEN CHISM TO FANGIE JONES * * *       |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee, after further review, has determined that the fire was         |
| extinguished in 16 minutes versus the 14 minutes originally reported.        |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee has issued a press release concerning the declaration of        |
| Unusual Event.                                                               |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.  The R2DO (Thomas |
| Decker), NRR (Ed Goodwin), IRO (Joseph Giitter) have been notified.          |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 1653 EDT ON 9/22/00 BY KEITH REQUARD TO FANGIE JONES * * *   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the State of North Carolina due to an oil spill        |
| resulting from the event.  On September 22, 2000, at approximately 1350      |
| hours, a notification was made to Mr. Jim Bushard, of the North Carolina     |
| Division of Water Quality, Wilmington Regional Office.                       |
|                                                                              |
| The incident began when a transformer overheated. The overheated transformer |
| developed a leak at an oil flange, and caught fire. The transformer deluge   |
| system activated and, as a result, a mixture of water and transformer oil    |
| escaped the concrete containment structure surrounding the transformer. It   |
| is estimated that greater than 25 gallons and less than 100 gallons of       |
| transformer oil is outside of the containment structure.  The oil is         |
| contained onsite and poses no environmental hazard. The oil is a mineral oil |
| and contains no PCBs. Clark Environmental Services Inc. is performing the    |
| cleanup.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident.  The R2DO (Thomas Decker), IRO       |
| (Joseph Giitter), and NRR EO (Bill Bateman) have been notified.              |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37365       |
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| FACILITY: BRUNSWICK                REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:37[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        03:40[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SCHALL                       |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PLANT HAD ESF ACTUATIONS DURING A REACTOR SCRAM                              |
|                                                                              |
| A main turbine trip resulted in a reactor scram.  As expected following the  |
| scram, reactor water level dropped to the actuation setpoint for Groups 2, 6 |
| and 8 isolations. The main turbine trip apparently resulted from a fire in B |
| main power transformer.  The fire was reported to the control room at 0346.  |
| The site fire brigade responded and the fire was extinguished at 0402 using  |
| the automatic deluge system and fire hoses.  Offsite fire department         |
| assistance was requested but was not needed to extinguish the fire.   An     |
| Unusual Event was declared at 0400 in accordance with the plant's emergency  |
| procedures.  The Unusual Event was terminated at 0512 based on the plant     |
| being in a stable condition.   During the transient the startup level        |
| control did not control level in the automatic mode.   Reactor level was     |
| controlled using a feedwater bypass valve.   A second reactor scram signal   |
| was generated due a low reactor water level signal received while manual     |
| level control was being established, however all rods were already fully     |
| inserted.  The plant emergency diesels started but did not load. Offsite     |
| power remained available throughout the event.  The NRC Resident Inspector   |
| was notified.                                                                |
|                                                                              |
| HOO Note: see event # 37364                                                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37366       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|    UNIT:  [3] [4] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:49[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:10[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  A. DALL'AU                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|4     N          Y       88       Power Operation  |88       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| SEVERAL PIECES OF SCAFFOLDING KNUCKLES AND ELBOWS RECEIVED FROM VENDOR FOUND |
| TO HAVE LOW LEVELS OF RADIOACTIVITY. OFFSITE NOTIFICATION MADE TO THE STATE  |
| OF FLORIDA                                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| While performing routine surveys, Turkey Point Health Physics personnel      |
| discovered low levels of radioactivity on several pieces of scaffolding      |
| knuckles and elbows received from a vendor.  The knuckles never entered the  |
| site's radiation controlled area.  These items were counted in a Small       |
| Articles Monitor (SAM) and indicated low level contamination was present.    |
| In total 3 out of approximately 700 item's surveyed indicted the presence of |
| low level fixed activity.  The highest level measured was 15,000             |
| disintegration's per minute (dpm) using a standard HP-210 (pancake GM)       |
| probe.  Isotope analysis indicated Cobalt-60 and Cesium-137.  No loose       |
| surface contamination was found.  The items identified with low level fixed  |
| contamination are now being held inside the Turkey Point radiation           |
| controlled area.  The state of Florida was notified of this event.           |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event by the licensee.       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37367       |
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| FACILITY: CALVERT CLIFFS           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MD |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:17[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:40[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAVID FRYE                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NLTR                     LICENSEE 24 HR REPORT  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LICENSEE TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS 24 HOUR REPORT                               |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee, in accordance with their technical requirements, reported that |
| the diesel fire pump was removed from service for approximately 2 hours.     |
| The pump was removed from service as part of ongoing maintenance of the      |
| pretreatment water storage tank.  The pump being out-of-service and having   |
| one of two sources of water out-of-service prompted the 24 hour report.  The |
| pump has been restored to service.                                           |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37368       |
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| REP ORG:  CALIFORNIA RADIATION CONTROL PRGM    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|LICENSEE:  CONSTRUCTION TESTING ENGINEERING     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:07[EDT]|
|    CITY:  CONCORD                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:        06:00[PDT]|
|LICENSE#:  2952-07               AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JEFF SHACKELFORD     R4      |
|                                                |BRIAN SMITH          NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MARK M. GOTTLIEB             |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:                                |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE STOLEN FROM THE BACK OF A PICKUP TRUCK        |
|                                                                              |
| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| A Troxler Moisture Density gauge, Model # 3411-B (serial (12622) was stolen  |
| from the back of a pickup truck in Concord, California this morning around   |
| 0600 PT.   The gauge was locked in the back of the licensee's pickup truck   |
| with a hasp lock going through the handle of the Troxler gauge case.   The   |
| hasp lock cable was cut with a chain cutter.  The person driving the pickup  |
| truck drove the truck home and was away from the truck approximately 15      |
| minutes.  The Concord police department was notified of the theft.           |
|                                                                              |
| Troxler Model # 3411-B:  9 mCi of Cs-137 and 44 mCi of Americium-241.  State |
| of California report number is 092200.                                       |
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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   37369       |
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| REP ORG:  SIBLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL             |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|LICENSEE:  SIBLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL             |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:15[EDT]|
|    CITY:  WASHINGTON               REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  DC |EVENT TIME:        13:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|                                                |JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GREGORY SIBLEY               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|LADM 35.33(a)            MED MISADMINISTRATION  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| 2 PATIENTS RECEIVED MEDICAL MISADMINISTRATION DUE TO CALCULATION ERROR       |
|                                                                              |
| The hospital discovered today that a mistake was made in ordering sources    |
| for medical procedures, a change had been made to order sources in 'air      |
| kerma strength' instead of millicuries (mCi).  The conversion is suppose to  |
| be mCi divided by 1.2 instead they multiplied by 1.2.  Two patients received |
| I-125 plaques to the eye for melanoma and were suppose to receive 7000 rads, |
| instead received 10,866 and 11,470 rads.  There is not expected to be any    |
| consequences beyond what was expected with the prescribed dose.  The         |
| procedure was a try at preserving the eye as it would have been removed      |
| otherwise.  The prescribing physician has been contacted and the patient     |
| will be counseled.                                                           |
|                                                                              |
| The hospital has determined that no other sources were ordered with the      |
| wrong calculation and is taking steps to insure this mistake is not          |
| repeated.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The hospital has contacted NRC Region 1 (Teresa Darden).                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37370       |
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| FACILITY: LIMERICK                 REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/22/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 20:04[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        09/22/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        19:15[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  THOMAS DOUGHERTY             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/22/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESS 50.72(b)(1)(v)      EMERGENCY SIREN INOP   |                             |
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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  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| TESTING FOUND 20 OF 165 OFFSITE EMERGENCY SIRENS DETERMINED TO BE            |
| INOPERABLE                                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| "On September 22, 2000 at 19:15, it was determined that 20 of Limerick       |
| Generating Station's 165 Emergency Offsite Sirens were inoperable. The exact |
| cause of the inoperable sirens is not known at this time, but the ability of |
| the licensee and counties to detect the inoperable sirens has been           |
| compromised. A plan is being developed to repair the degraded sirens, and    |
| appropriate interim compensatory measures are being implemented to           |
| compensate for the degraded condition."                                      |
|                                                                              |
| This was the result of routine testing, there was no cluster of inoperable   |
| sirens, the inoperable sirens reported appeared operable from remote testing |
| at the county, and an investigation will continue.  These sirens have been   |
| maintained by the same contractor as mentioned in NRC report #37361 of       |
| 9/21/00.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector and contacted the local |
| authorities as part of the interim compensatory measures.                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37371       |
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| FACILITY: BEAVER VALLEY            REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/23/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 03:02[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        09/23/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:37[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TOM COTTER                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/23/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          Y       7        Power Operation  |7        Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| AUTOMATIC FEEDWATER ISOLATION DURING PLANT SHUTDOWN                          |
|                                                                              |
| "Beaver Valley Unit 2 experienced an Automatic Feedwater Isolation on high   |
| steam generator water level from the 21 B steam generator. The main turbine  |
| valves were closed and the unit was off line. This occurred during plant     |
| shutdown for refueling at 00:37.  Unit 2 was at 7% reactor power at the time |
| of the feedwater isolation. The steam generators were being fed using normal |
| feedwater through the bypass feedwater regulating valves. Steam removal was  |
| via the condenser steam dump system. The feedwater isolation occurred        |
| shortly after the planned main turbine overspeed trip test was completed.    |
| The feedwater isolation resulted in the closure of feed water isolation      |
| valves 2FWS-HYV157A, B, and C and the trip of the running main feedwater     |
| pump 2FWS-P21A. The motor driven auxiliary feedwater pumps started as        |
| designed upon the trip of the running main feedwater pump.  All ESF          |
| equipment was verified to respond as expected.  New positioners were         |
| installed on the bypass feedwater regulating valves prior to the Unit 2      |
| shutdown for refueling and may have changed the control response.            |
|                                                                              |
| "Plant shutdown continued and at 00:39 Unit 2 entered Mode 2.  After the     |
| steam generator water level returned to below the ESF setpoint, normal       |
| feedwater flow was re-established via 2FWS-P21A and the bypass feedwater     |
| regulating valves at 00:42.  Heat removal was maintained at all times via    |
| the condenser steam dump removal system. The auxiliary feedwater pumps were  |
| manually secured at 00:46.  Unit 2 entered Mode 3 at 01:12 and preparations  |
| are being made for cooldown to Mode 5.  A root cause analysis is being       |
| performed to investigate the ESF actuation."                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37372       |
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| FACILITY: SALEM                    REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/23/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 05:09[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        09/23/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:20[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FRANK SOENS                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/23/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:                                |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |FEMA, DOE, DOA (fax)         |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |HHS, EPA, DOT (fax)          |
|                                                |                             |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       40       Power Operation  |18       Power Operation  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO STATE OF NEW JERSEY INVOLVING RELEASE OF SECONDARY   |
| CONDENSATE CONTAINING HYDRAZINE TO THE DELAWARE RIVER                        |
|                                                                              |
| "During a planned downpower, a flange leak developed on the 15C feedwater    |
| heater condensate line. The leakage rate was approximately 100 gpm. This     |
| resulted in water containing hydrazine entering a storm drain which leads to |
| the Delaware River.  A 15 minute notification was made to the State of New   |
| Jersey at 0135. Sample results indicated 30 ppb hydrazine with the limit     |
| being 10 ppb. The 15C feedwater heater is being isolated and cooled down     |
| with leakage at approximately 25 gpm. The plant is stable with power at 18%  |
| and the turbine offline in accordance with the scheduled downpower.  [The]   |
| 15 SW pump is INOPERABLE but available due to planned maintenance.  [The] 13 |
| Charging Pump is INOPERABLE due to a preexisting condition."                 |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee estimates that 8-12 hours will be required to cooldown and      |
| isolate the affected feedwater heater condensate line.  Meanwhile, efforts   |
| are underway to contain the leakage for reprocessing.  There were no         |
| injuries associated with the 250 degree condensate leakage.  The licensee    |
| informed the state of New Jersey, the Lower Alloways Creek Township and will |
| inform the NRC resident inspector.                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37373       |
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| FACILITY: NINE MILE POINT          REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/23/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:29[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2,[2] GE-5                    |EVENT DATE:        09/23/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:15[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BRIAN CRAIG                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/23/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AARC 50.72(b)(1)(v)      OTHER ASMT/COMM INOP   |                             |
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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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| TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER LOST POWER UNEXPECTEDLY DURING MAINTENANCE          |
|                                                                              |
| It was determined at 1615 EDT on 9/23/00 that the unexpected loss of power   |
| to the Technical Support Center (TSC) during a planned maintenance procedure |
| on 9/18/00 at 2000 EDT constituted a reportable event as a major loss of     |
| assessment capability.  Power was restored at 2107 on 9/18/00 and all        |
| functions restored.  It has been determined that the loss of power should    |
| have been expected as part of the maintenance and a review of the event is   |
| ongoing.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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