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Event Notification Report for July 9, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/06/2001 - 07/09/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38120  38121  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38120       |
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| FACILITY: BRUNSWICK                REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/06/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:08[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        07/06/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:57[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HINDS                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/06/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |EDWARD MCALPINE      R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| LICENSEE MADE NOTIFICATION TO THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA AS REQUIRED BY THE |
| NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT                       |
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| On 7/6/01 an unusually high amount of rain in a very short time has nearly   |
| overflowed the Storm Drain Collector Basin. Rain is predicted to continue    |
| and conditions are not improving.  Two pumps are available for basin pumping |
| with one being a temporary installed engine driven pump.  Basin level is now |
| starting to submerge the motor driven pump.  Storm water is currently        |
| backing up throughout the Turbine Buildings on both Units.  This condition   |
| is a threat to plant equipment and a potential threat to personnel safety.   |
| Overboard Spill valves directly to the discharge canal have been opened to   |
| regain control of the Storm Drain Basin level.  This release bypasses normal |
| radiological and chemical monitoring and requires North Carolina state       |
| notification per the "National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System        |
| Permit" permit number NC0007064.                                             |
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| INITIAL SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE EVALUATION:                                      |
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| None - opening these valves will allow storm water to discharge directly to  |
| the discharge canal without radiological and chemical monitoring.  The       |
| contents of the basin were sampled prior to releasing, and no activity above |
| natural was detected.                                                        |
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| CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:                                                          |
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| Regain control of Storm Drain Collector Basin Level as weather conditions    |
| permit, and then re-close the Overboard                                      |
| Spill valves.                                                                |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified along with the State.                |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   38121       |
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| REP ORG:  NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER             |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/07/2001|
|LICENSEE:  SCI ENGINEERING                      |NOTIFICATION TIME: 00:57[EDT]|
|    CITY:  HIGH RIDGE               REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        07/06/2001|
|  COUNTY:  JEFFERSON                 STATE:  MO |EVENT TIME:        23:05[CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  24-20039-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/07/2001|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |ANTON VEGEL          R3      |
|                                                |ERIC LEEDS           NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+MONTE  PHILLIPS      R3      |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TURMAN                       |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| A STOLEN PICKUP TRUCK CARRYING A MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE WAS OVERTURNED.      |
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| National Response Center hooked Headquarters Operation Center up with        |
| Jefferson County 911 center.  A stolen pickup truck carrying a moisture      |
| density gauge was overturned on Hunning road and Elizabeth lane near High    |
| Ridge, Mo.  Established conference call between the on-scene HAZMAT/EMA      |
| responder and R3(Phillips).   The on-scene responders requested assistance   |
| in determining whether rad material was released due to damage of the        |
| moisture density gauge and if it was safe to take the injured driver to the  |
| local hospital.  An SCI Engineering employee is on-scene and the HAZMAT team |
| will take radiation surveys to make sure that the moisture density gauge is  |
| not damaged.                                                                 |
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| * * *UPDATE ON 07/07/01 AT 1031ET BY WILLIAM GUERDAN TAKEN BY MACKINNON * *  |
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| William Guerdan, Radiation Safety Officer for SCI Engineering, called in the |
| event for the licensee and gave the following information:                   |
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| The Humboldt Model 5001 moisture density gauge was located in the back of a  |
| Ford Ranger pickup truck. The gauge handle was locked, the gauge box was     |
| locked,  and gauge box was cabled and locked in the open bed of the  pickup  |
| truck .  The RSO had an employee of the company who lived near where the     |
| accident occurred retrieve the undamaged moisture density gauge and take it  |
| back to SCI Engineering after it was surveyed and released by the HAZMAT     |
| team.  The moisture density gauge contains less than 11 millicuries of       |
| cesium-137 and less than 44 millicuries of americium-241/beryllium.   The    |
| gauge number of the Humboldt gauge is 1386.  R3DO (Tony Vegel) and NMSS EO   |
| (Eric Leeds) notified.                                                       |
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