Event Notification Report for November 3, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           11/02/2000 - 11/03/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37479  37482  37483  37484  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   37479       |
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| REP ORG:  SCHERING-PLOUGH                      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/01/2000|
|LICENSEE:  SCHERING CORPORATION                 |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:08[EST]|
|    CITY:  KENILWORTH               REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        11/01/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NJ |EVENT TIME:             [EST]|
|LICENSE#:  29-00244-02           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/02/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JACK MCFADDEN        R1      |
|                                                |JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAEGER                       |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |                             |
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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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| MISSING SHIPMENT OF I-125                                                    |
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| The licensee reported that a shipment of I-125 (10 vials, 100 �Ci each) that |
| was scheduled to arrive via FedEx on 10/31/00 cannot be located. When the    |
| package was not checked in to the RSO on 10/31/00, the licensee contacted    |
| the local FedEx office and attempted to locate the package. According to     |
| FedEx, the package was delivered on 10/26/00. The licensee stated that       |
| incoming FedEx packages are not invoiced and signed for individually;        |
| instead, a master list of packages is presented with the delivery (the       |
| packages are scanned when they are loaded onto the truck). The package has   |
| not been reported as misdelivered by any other FedEx customers.              |
|                                                                              |
| * * * RETRACTED AT 1515 EST ON 11/2/00 BY FRED JAEGER TO FANGIE JONES * * *  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee is retracting the event notification because they received the  |
| shipment today from FedEx fully intact and complete, just late.  They        |
| discussed this with NRC Region 1 (Eric Reber) who informed John Kinneman.    |
|                                                                              |
| The R1DO (Pete Eselgroth) and NMSS (Brian Smith).                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37482       |
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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/02/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:33[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        11/02/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:20[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM BREEN                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/02/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |BRIAN BONSER         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
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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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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO A DEAD TURTLE FOUND IN THE PLANT INTAKE          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee made a call to the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Agency and the       |
| Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to notify them of a dead   |
| loggerhead turtle (about 40 pounds) found in the plant intake.               |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37483       |
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| FACILITY: CLINTON                  REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/02/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:08[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        11/02/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:00[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM SCHOTTEL                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/02/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |DAVID HILLS          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ADAS 50.72(b)(2)(i)      DEG/UNANALYZED COND    |                             |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
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| INSTRUMENT AIR CONTAINMENT PENETRATION FAILED LEAKAGE TESTING                |
|                                                                              |
| "Currently Clinton is in RF-7. During performance of LLRTs of the Instrument |
| Air penetration (1 MC-057), AOV 1IA005 (outboard isolation valve) would not  |
| close upon demand. The solenoid was later found to be sticking. Therefore,   |
| this valve was an as-found failure. Subsequently, the testing of the inboard |
| containment isolation valve in this same penetration (1IA006), showed a      |
| leakage of 27,500 sccm at the air regulator assembly. When other known       |
| leakage pathways are combined with this leakage, the secondary bypass        |
| leakage criteria of 0.08 La (28,883 sccm) is violated (Tech Spec Section     |
| 3.6.1.3 SR 3.6.1.3.9),                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| "These valves were repaired, and subsequently successfully passed their      |
| LLRTs.                                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| "Further analysis of these failures will be performed during the             |
| investigation of Condition Report 2-00-10-273."                              |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37484       |
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| REP ORG:  US ARMY                              |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/02/2000|
|LICENSEE:  US ARMY                              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:31[EST]|
|    CITY:  ROCK ISLAND              REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        11/02/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IL |EVENT TIME:             [CST]|
|LICENSE#:  12-00722-06           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/02/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |DAVID HILLS          R3      |
|                                                |C.W. (BILL) REAMER   NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+PHIL HARRELL         R4      |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFF HAVENNER                |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |
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| STOLEN M43A1 CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTOR                                         |
|                                                                              |
| Council Bluff, Iowa Reserve Unit reported today, to Rock Island, that one    |
| M43A1 chemical agent detector, containing 250 �Ci (microcurie) of Am-241,    |
| was stolen on 6/1/2000.  The detector was reported stolen in Omaha, Nebraska |
| to the Omaha police.  The device has not been recovered.                     |
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