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Event Notification Report for July 18, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/17/2001 - 07/18/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38147  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38147       |
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| REP ORG:  CALIFORNIA RADIATION CONTROL PRGM    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/17/2001|
|LICENSEE:  CALTRANS                             |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:37[EDT]|
|    CITY:  LOS ANGELES              REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        07/17/2001|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:             [PDT]|
|LICENSE#:  1607                  AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/17/2001|
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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |DAVID GRAVES         R4      |
|                                                |C.W. (BILL) REAMER   NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GREGER                       |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| STATE OF CALIFORNIA REPORTED THAT ONE OF THEIR LICENSEES HAS LOST A MOISTURE |
| DENSITY GAUGE                                                                |
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| During an inventory, the licensee could not  locate one of their Troxler     |
| moisture density gauges (model 3321B serial #279).  The device contained     |
| 8-10 millicuries of Cs-137 and 30 millicuries of Am-241.  The gauge was last |
| seen 6 months ago.  The loss was reported to the police.                     |
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