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Event Notification Report for March 2, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           03/01/2001 - 03/02/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37673  37791  37792  37793  37794  37795  37796  37797  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37673       |
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| FACILITY: COOPER                   REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/21/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NE |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:29[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        01/21/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:28[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  WILLIAM GREEN                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |KRISS KENNEDY        R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|                                                |                             |
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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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| CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY FILTRATION SYSTEM INOPERABLE                          |
|                                                                              |
| At 1528 the Control Room Emergency Filtration System (CREFS) was declared    |
| inoperable when fire door H305 was noted to hang open instead of fully       |
| closing when personnel passed through the door.   BLDG-DOOR-H305 is a        |
| Control Room Envelope Door.  CREFS is a single train system.   When CREFS    |
| was determined to be inoperable Technical Specification LCO 3.7.4 condition  |
| A was entered.  This LCO requires the restoration of CREFS to OPERABLE       |
| status within 7 days or be in MODE 3 within 12 hours and MODE 4 within 36    |
| hours.                                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| Following the transfer of CREFS to DIV 1 power at 13:30, it was subsequently |
| noted that the control room blast doors seemed harder to open than normal.   |
| The ventilation lineup for the Control Building was verified to be correct.  |
| During this verification it was determined that BLDG-DOOR-H305 would not     |
| operate properly and the door and CREFS were declared inoperable.            |
|                                                                              |
| Ventilation flow through other Control Room Boundary Doors appears [to]be    |
| abnormal for the present ventilation lineup.  A Fire Watch has been          |
| stationed at BLDG-DOOR-H305.  A Problem Identification Report has been       |
| initiated to identify that BLDG-DOOR-H305 will not close by itself from the  |
| fully open position. The ventilation lineup has not been changed since the   |
| discovery of this condition for evidence preservation.  The Ventilation      |
| System Engineer is responding to the Site to assist with troubleshooting of  |
| the ventilation system.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 1514EST ON 3/1/01 FROM DAVID VANDERKAMP TO S. SANDIN * * *      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee is retracting this report based on the following:               |
|                                                                              |
| "Basis for Retraction:                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| "Event Number 37673 reported a condition at Cooper Nuclear Station (CNS)     |
| where the Control Room Emergency Filtration System (CREFS) was declared      |
| inoperable. This was a result of the control room envelope boundary being    |
| declared inoperable due to a fire door not closing automatically when it was |
| opened raising questions about integrity of the envelope.                    |
|                                                                              |
| "On a specific occasion, a fire door that allows access from the control     |
| room access hall to the computer room, was unable to close without           |
| assistance. This was discovered when an operator passed through the door and |
| it failed to close behind him. He had to manually assist the door closed.    |
| The door was declared inoperable as a fire boundary door and a fire watch    |
| was posted. Since the door forms part of the control room envelope boundary, |
| that boundary was also declared inoperable due to concerns about the         |
| envelope integrity. Therefore, CREFS was declared inoperable.                |
|                                                                              |
| "Technical Specifications require that the control room envelope be          |
| maintained at a positive pressure in the emergency line-up on the control    |
| room ventilation system but not in the normal line-up. This should be        |
| considered a normal operation of the door for entry and exit per Technical   |
| Specification Bases 3.7.4. This states that:                                 |
|                                                                              |
| '...in addition, the control room boundary must be maintained, including the |
| integrity of the walls, floors, ceilings, ductwork and access doors, such    |
| that the pressurization limit of SR 3.7.4.4 can be met. However, it is       |
| acceptable for access doors to be open for normal control room entry and     |
| exit, and not consider it to be a failure to meet the LCO.'                  |
|                                                                              |
| "There was no condition present that would challenge the integrity of the    |
| Control Room envelope, other than the door not closing automatically. The    |
| door was manually closed while being used for access. Signs are posted at    |
| doors that should be closed to ensure that doors are closed after they are   |
| opened. The operator passing through this door closed the door when it would |
| not close by itself. Not withstanding the fact that the door was             |
| closed as required; a Fire Watch was posted to better ensure that the door   |
| was properly closed until the reason for it's not automatically closing was  |
| determined. No major components failed.                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "The cause of the door not automatically closing was determined to be a      |
| mis-positioned, manually operated damper. The mis-positioned damper caused a |
| decreased positive pressure inside the Control Room envelope boundary        |
| impacting the automatic door closure. If an accident had occurred while this |
| damper was mis-positioned, the Control Room Emergency Filtration System      |
| would have performed its safety function as designed and continued to be     |
| operable.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| "Based on this updated information, the District has determined that this    |
| event is not reportable under the requirements of 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D),  |
| and as such, event 37673 is retracted."                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will inform the NRC resident inspector.  Notified R4DO(Howell). |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37791       |
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| FACILITY: SUMMER                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  SC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 03:19[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        03/01/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:17[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SIMPSON                      |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |STEPHEN CAHILL       R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*RPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     M/R        Y       1        Startup          |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| REACTOR WAS MANUALLY TRIPPED AT LESS THAN 1% POWER                           |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| A manual reactor trip was initiated at 0017 on 3/01/01 due to 2 shutdown     |
| control rods remaining on the bottom while initiating control rod            |
| withdrawal.  This occurred during low power physics testing and a trouble    |
| shooting plan for a misaligned Shutdown bank B Control rod (G-9).  The rod   |
| had already been realigned to the other rods in shutdown bank B @ 43 steps.  |
| The Shutdown bank was inserted into the core to zero steps per the trouble   |
| shooting plan.   After the step counters and rod control were reset and      |
| Shutdown bank B rods were being withdrawn, it was discovered that 2 rods had |
| not moved and were still on the bottom with 14 steps demanded. The Shutdown  |
| bank was re-inserted to zero steps (fully inserted).   After further         |
| discussion, the shift supervisor called for a manual reactor trip.  The      |
| reactor operator tripped the Reactor and the Crew entered the Emergency      |
| Operation Procedures  (EOP-1.0, Reactor trip/safety injection, and EOP-1.1,  |
| Reactor trip recovery).   All systems functioned as designed.  The problem   |
| with the rod control system is not understood and trouble shooting is        |
| continuing.                                                                  |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| Note: The 2 rods that did not move were rods G-9 and L-5, both in Shutdown   |
| bank B.                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37792       |
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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 05:42[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        03/01/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:00[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KICH                         |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD CONTE        R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*PRE 50.72(b)(2)(xi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| THE LICENSEE NOTIFIED STATE AND COUNTY OFFICIALS OF A TRANSIT STRIKE IN      |
| WESTCHESTER COUNTY.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee was notified that transit employees of the Liberty Bus Company  |
| in Westchester County will be going on strike.  The licensee made the        |
| offsite notifications to assure that the contingency plans are in effect to  |
| deal with the strike.                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector will be notified.                                 |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37793       |
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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|    UNIT:  [] [3] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:33[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        03/01/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:00[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  YOUNG                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD CONTE        R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*PRE 50.72(b)(2)(xi)     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  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| THE LICENSEE NOTIFIED STATE AND COUNTY OFFICIALS OF A TRANSIT STRIKE IN      |
| WESTCHESTER COUNTY.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The  licensee was notified that transit employees of the Liberty Bus Company |
| in Westchester County will be going on strike.  The licensee made the        |
| offsite notifications to assure that the contingency plans are in effect to  |
| deal with the strike.                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37794       |
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| FACILITY: SOUTH TEXAS              REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:55[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        03/01/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:22[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERT BRINKLEY              |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*RPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |
|*ESF 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)  VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUAT|                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     M/R        Y       95       Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
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| MANUAL REACTOR TRIP DUE TO LOSS OF OPERATING CIRCULATING WATER PUMPS         |
|                                                                              |
| "South Texas Project Unit 2 makes the following report in accordance with    |
| 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B) and 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A):                              |
|                                                                              |
| "At 08:22 CST on 3/01/01, a manual Reactor Trip was initiated due to failure |
| of a switchyard breaker and subsequent loss of all operating Circulating     |
| Water Pumps.  All Control Rods fully inserted into the Reactor Core. The     |
| Auxiliary Feedwater system actuated on low-low Steam Generator Water Level   |
| and a Feedwater isolation signal occurred as expected on a trip from 95%     |
| power. Pressurizer heater group 'A' did not energize on low RCS pressure as  |
| required. Cause of the heater group to fail to energize is not known at this |
| time. All four (4) Reactor Coolant pumps remain in operation and decay heat  |
| is currently being removed via the atmospheric steam dumps.  No radiation    |
| above state, federal, and plant operational limits was measured by South     |
| Texas Project's radiation monitoring system."                                |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee is presently making efforts to restore an operating Circulating |
| Water Pump so as to establish Main Condenser vacuum.  Three Circulating      |
| Water Pumps were operating at the time with the fourth out-of-service.  The  |
| licensee has a measured 20gpd Steam Generator tube leakage.  The offsite rad |
| release is within allowable limits.  No other safety equipment is out of     |
| service.  The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.                  |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37795       |
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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|LICENSEE:  QC LABORATORIES, INC.                |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:00[EST]|
|    CITY:  HOUSTON                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/19/2001|
|  COUNTY:  HARRIS                    STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        09:45[CST]|
|LICENSE#:  L04750                AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |
|                                                |JOSEPH HOLONICH      NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HELEN WATKINS (VIA FAX)      |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A MISSING NUCLEAR DENSITY GAUGE             |
|                                                                              |
| On 2/15/01 an employee of QC Laboratories, Inc. went to a jobsite and never  |
| returned.  The police were notified and are looking for the individual and   |
| the company's 1997 Nissan truck.  The employee was in the possession of a    |
| nuclear density gauge manufactured by Humbolt Scientific, Inc., model        |
| #HS-5001EZ, serial #3145.  The gauge contains two sources; 10 millicuries    |
| Cs-137 (as of 7/14/97 or 10/30/98) and 40 millicuries Am-241:Be.             |
|                                                                              |
| On 3/1/01 additional information was available updating this incident.  The  |
| gauge has been recovered.  The Nissan truck with the gauge locked securely   |
| was parked at a drug rehab facility where the operator had checked himself   |
| in.                                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| Texas Incident #7718.                                                        |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37796       |
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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|LICENSEE:  TERRACON                             |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:00[EST]|
|    CITY:  HOUSTON                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/23/2001|
|  COUNTY:  HARRIS                    STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        16:45[CST]|
|LICENSE#:  L05268-001            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |
|                                                |JOSEPH HOLONICH      NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HELEN WATKINS (VIA FAX)      |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A STOLEN TROXLER GAUGE                      |
|                                                                              |
| 2/23/01                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "At approximately 4:45pm on Friday 2/23/01 a technician realized a truck     |
| with a gauge chained in the back had been stolen. The stolen gauge is a      |
| Troxler Model 3430, serial # 30170. The gauge contained two sources: 8       |
| millicuries of Cs-137, serial # 7501851, and 40 millicuries of Am-241:Be,    |
| serial # 47-27094. [The technician] had checked the gauge our for use at a   |
| jobsite near 1960 Highway 59 in Humble, Texas. [The technician] is a trusted |
| employee and has worked for the company for a long time. The Houston Police  |
| Department was notified.                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| 3/1/01                                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| "The truck and gauge were recovered and returned to the Licensee on 2/28/01. |
| The gauge was still locked in the back of the truck; it was undamaged. A New |
| Orleans, Louisiana resident noticed the truck parked in front of their       |
| residence and called the New Orleans Police Department. The Houston Police   |
| Department was notified and arranged the recovery.                           |
|                                                                              |
| "The Licensee will submit a written report providing additional details on   |
| 3/2/01."                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| Texas Incident #7726.                                                        |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37797       |
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| FACILITY: KEWAUNEE                 REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/01/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  WI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:37[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        03/01/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:55[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KEVIN HUJET                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/01/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |ANTON VEGEL          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|*COM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       96       Power Operation  |96       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM DISCOVERED INOPERABLE                              |
|                                                                              |
| "At 0955, KNPP was notified by the Kewaunee County Sheriffs Office of a      |
| disconnected cable which supplies the siren encoder for the Alert            |
| Notification System.  Subsequent investigation identified that the           |
| transmitter was removed during remodeling, disabling the system from being   |
| activated by the Kewaunee County Dispatch Office, potentially as early as    |
| Monday, 2/26/01.  Normal siren activation would be accomplished from the     |
| Algoma Emergency Operations Center, but the Kewaunee Dispatch location would |
| be used in the event of a fast breaking incident.  It is believed that       |
| processes in place would have lead the Kewaunee Dispatch to pursue alternate |
| methods of activating the sirens, however, it is not clear that this would   |
| have been performed in a timely manner.  Compensatory measures have been     |
| established for the Kewaunee Dispatch/Sheriff to notify the Kewaunee         |
| Emergency Director of the need to activate the sirens.  The Emergency        |
| Director has the capability to activate the sirens remotely and will         |
| maintain this activation function manned until the equipment issues at the   |
| Kewaunee Dispatch have been resolved."                                       |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed local authorities and the NRC resident inspector.      |
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