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Event Notification Report for January 24, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           01/23/2001 - 01/24/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37676  37677  37678  37679  37680  37681  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37676       |
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| FACILITY: NORTH ANNA               REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:24[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:46[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN VOISSEM                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          UNU                   |RUDOLPH BERNHARD     R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |JOHN HANNON          NRR     |
|*AEC 50.72(a) (1) (i)    EMERGENCY DECLARED     |JOSEPH GIITTER       IRO     |
|                                                |BELCHER              FEMA    |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| UNUSUAL EVENT DECLARED ON LOSS OF ALL ANNUNCIATORS FOR GREATER THAN 15       |
| MINUTES                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee was conducting daily light checks of annunciators when they did |
| not clear when the test signal was reset.  The declaration of Unusual Event  |
| was made at 0146 EST in accordance with the Emergency Action Level procedure |
| and entry was also made into the abnormal procedure for the loss of          |
| annunciators.                                                                |
|                                                                              |
| The plant computer was still available for alarm monitoring and 2 operators  |
| were placed at the control panels for close monitoring of plant conditions.  |
| The plant was maintained at stable conditions.  The watch stations outside   |
| of the control room were augmented to provide additional monitoring of       |
| outside control panel alarms which would not be received in the control      |
| room.  Electricians and Instrumentation Technicians have started             |
| investigating the problem.                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector and the state and local     |
| authorities.                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATED AT 0242 EST ON O1/23/01 BY JOHN VOISSEM TO FANGIE JONES * * *  |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| The Unusual Event was terminated at 0237 EST.  The alarm lights cleared on   |
| their own and subsequent test of alarm function was satisfactory.            |
| Additional personnel are in transit to the site to conduct further testing.  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector as well as state and     |
| local authorities.  Notified the R2DO (Rudolph Bernhard), NRR EO ( John      |
| Hannon), IRO Manager (Joseph Giitter), and FEMA (Belcher).                   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37677       |
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| FACILITY: COOK                     REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:00[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        06:19[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  LEE JOHNSON                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*SHU 50.72(b)(2)(i)      PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          Y       29       Power Operation  |27       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PLANT SHUTDOWN REQUIRED DUE TO FAILURE OF SHUTDOWN BANK "D" TO FULLY         |
| WITHDRAW DURING SURVEILLANCE TESTING                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee was performing rod surveillance testing when shutdown bank "D"  |
| failed to withdraw.  Entry was made to Technical Specification 3.0.3 at 0619 |
| CST as more than one rod failed to withdraw.  The plant commenced shutdown   |
| at 0712 CST.  See related event #37675.                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37678       |
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| FACILITY: OCONEE                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] [3]               STATE:  SC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:41[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] B&W-L-LP,[2] B&W-L-LP,[3] B&W-L-L|EVENT DATE:        01/22/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:50[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  PAULENE BAATEY               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RUDOLPH BERNHARD     R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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  |
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| FITNESS FOR DUTY                                                             |
|                                                                              |
| A nonlicensed employee was determined to have used an illegal drug during a  |
| random test.  The employee's access to the plant has been suspended.         |
|                                                                              |
| Contact the Headquarters Operation Officer for additional details.           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37679       |
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| FACILITY: COLUMBIA GENERATING STATIREGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  WA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:16[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-5                             |EVENT DATE:        01/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:20[PST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BOB SHERMAN                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |DALE POWERS          R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| CONTRACT SUPERVISOR CONFIRMED POSITIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE DURING RANDOM    |
| TEST                                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| A  contract supervisor was determined to be under the influence of an        |
| illegal drug during a random test.  The individual's access to the plant has |
| been terminated.  The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.          |
|                                                                              |
| Contact the Headquarter Operation Officer for additional details.            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37680       |
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| FACILITY: QUAD CITIES              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:03[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3                    |EVENT DATE:        01/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:09[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MIKE MacLENNAN               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*IND 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D)   ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY VENTILATION SYSTEM DECLARED INOP ON LOW FLOW          |
|                                                                              |
| "On January 23, 2001, while performing the Control Room Emergency Filtration |
| System (CREVS) monthly surveillance, the system flow was found to be 1741    |
| SCFM [standard cubic feet per minute].  The required Technical Specification |
| flow is 2000 SCFM +/- 10%.                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| "The CREVS system was declared inoperable per Technical Specification 3.8.D  |
| and both Units entered a 7 day shutdown LCO.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| "This is being reported in accordance with 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(v)(D).           |
|                                                                              |
| "The initial flow measured was 1741 SCFM.  Approximately 15 minutes later    |
| the flow was measured to be within Technical Specification limits.  The      |
| station is continuing an evaluation of this issue."                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37681       |
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| FACILITY: COOK                     REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 20:47[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:10[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DEAN BRUCK                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*INC 50.72(b)(3)(v)(C)   POT UNCNTRL RAD REL    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          N       0        Hot Standby      |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOSS OF CONTAINMENT INTEGRITY INVOLVING PERSONNEL AIRLOCK INTERLOCK FAILURE  |
|                                                                              |
| "On 23 January 2001, at 1510 hours, during the removal of radiation survey   |
| equipment from the lower containment personnel airlock, the airlock doors    |
| interlock failed. This allowed the inadvertent opening of both containment   |
| airlock doors at the same time for less than one minute. This resulted in a  |
| short entry into Technical Specification 3.6.1.1, for Primary Containment    |
| integrity and entry into Technical Specification 3.6.1.3, for inoperable     |
| Containment Airlock Doors. There was no radioactive release as the result of |
| this event."                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The cause of the interlock failure is under investigation.  Currently the    |
| licensee is controlling entry administratively.  The licensee informed the   |
| NRC resident inspector.                                                      |
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