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Event Notification Report for August 24, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           08/23/2001 - 08/24/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38227  38228  38229  38230  

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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   38227       |
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| FACILITY: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/22/2001|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM HEXAFLUORIDE PRODUCTION      |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:43[EDT]|
| COMMENTS: UF6 CONVERSION (DRY PROCESS)         |EVENT DATE:        07/27/2001|
|                                                |EVENT TIME:             [CDT]|
|                                                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/23/2001|
|    CITY:  METROPOLIS               REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  MASSAC                    STATE:  IL |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  SUB-526               AGREEMENT:  Y  |RONALD GARDNER       R3      |
|  DOCKET:  04003392                             |JAMES CREED (R3)     IAT     |
+------------------------------------------------+JOHN DAVIDSON (NMSS) IAT     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HUGH ROBERTS                 |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |
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| MISSING SHIPMENT OF CaF SETTLING POND CLEANUP WASTE                          |
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| A shipment of CaF settling pond waste left the site on July 25, 2001 and     |
| apparently did not arrive on July 27, 2001 at the Andrews County WCS in      |
| Texas.  The shipment, one of several, consisted of 44,480 pounds of 80% CaF  |
| and 20% lime with less than 500 ppm natural uranium contained in it.  The    |
| natural uranium is calculated at about 19 pounds total contained in the      |
| shipment.  The driver reported that the shipment was delivered, but there is |
| no paperwork to support the delivery.                                        |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified NRC Region 3 (Monte Phillips), the EPA,  and the       |
| Illinois State Police, who are investigating.                                |
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| * * * UPDATE ON 8/23/01 @ 1425 BY ROBERTS TO GOULD * * *                     |
|                                                                              |
| Wills Trucking found the material intact on the ground on 8/22/01 north of   |
| Dallas, Tx. and they are responding with the Texas EPA and other regulatory  |
| agencies.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| Notified Reg 3 RDO(Gardner), Brown(NMSS), Reg 3 IAT(Creed) and               |
| NMSS(Davidson) by e-mail                                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38228       |
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| FACILITY: WATTS BAR                REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  TN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:05[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/08/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        22:43[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TOUCHSTONE                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |EDWARD MCALPINE      R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINV 50.73(a)(1)         INVALID SPECIF SYSTEM A|                             |
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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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| AUTOMATIC START OF AN EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR                             |
|                                                                              |
| The following information is provided as a 60 day telephone notification to  |
| NRC in accordance with 10 CFR 50.73(a)(1) in lieu of submitting a written    |
| LER to report a condition that resulted in an invalid actuation of WBN       |
| Emergency Diesel Generator (EDG) 2B-B.  NUREG 1022, Rev 2, identifies the    |
| information that needs to be reported as discussed:                          |
|                                                                              |
| (a)The specific train(s) and system(s) that were actuated.                   |
|                                                                              |
| On August 8, 2001, at 2243 hours, Train B, Emergency Diesel Generator 2B-B   |
| (System 82) actuated (automatically started). The cause of the start is      |
| under evaluation, but was not in response to actual plant conditions or an   |
| ESF signal.  No loss of essential board voltage was observed, no emergency   |
| start signal initiated (manually or automatically), and no other initiating  |
| signal such as an SI occurred.                                               |
|                                                                              |
| (b) Whether each train actuation was complete or partial.                    |
|                                                                              |
| The actuation is considered complete.  EDG 2B-B automatically started and    |
| accelerated to rated speed of 900 RPM.  As there was no loss of essential    |
| board voltage, no load shedding occurred and the diesel generator output     |
| breaker remained disconnected from its respective shutdown board.            |
|                                                                              |
| (c) Whether or not the system started and functioned successfully.           |
|                                                                              |
| EDG 2B-B automatically started and functioned successfully.   As discussed   |
| above, the EDG accelerated to rated speed of 900 RPM.  Since there was no    |
| loss of essential board voltage, the diesel remained disconnected from its   |
| respective shutdown board and available to perform its safety function in    |
| the event of a loss of offsite power. No complications were observed.        |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38229       |
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| FACILITY: SUSQUEHANNA              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:53[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        08/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:21[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FITCH                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          UNUSUAL EVENT         |JAMES NOGGLE         R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |ELINOR ADENSAM       NRR     |
|AAEC 50.72(a) (1) (i)    EMERGENCY DECLARED     |RICHARD WESSMAN      IRO     |
|DDDD 73.71               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |ROBERTA WARREN       IAT     |
|                                                |RICHARD ROSANO       IAT     |
|                                                |GREGORY SMITH        IAT     |
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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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| SUSPECTED INTRUSION ON THE SITE                                              |
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| IMMEDIATE COMPENSATORY MEASURES TAKEN ON DISCOVERY                           |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE NOTIFIED THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR, STATE, LOCAL AND OTHER     |
| GOVT.  AGENCIES                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| A PRESS RELEASE WILL BE ISSUED.                                              |
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| CONTACT HOO FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS                                           |
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| * * *  UPDATE ON 8/23/01 @ 2009 BY WOZINSKI TO GOULD * * *                   |
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| THE NOUE WAS TERMINATED AT 1952                                              |
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| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED                                          |
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| REG 1 RDO(NOGGLE), EO(ADENSAM), FEMA(CANUPP), IAT(ROSANO), IAT(WARREN) WERE  |
| INFORMED                                                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38230       |
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| FACILITY: PEACH BOTTOM             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/24/2001|
|    UNIT:  [2] [3] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:29[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-4,[3] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        08/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        21:43[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  NILS BAHLIN                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/24/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JAMES NOGGLE         R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
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|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|3     N          Y       80       Power Operation  |80       Power Operation  |
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| LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER                     |
|                                                                              |
| An unexpected electrical breaker trip has caused a loss of power to the      |
| Technical Support Center (TSC).                                              |
|                                                                              |
| On 08/23/01 at the main control room was notified that the TSC, which is     |
| located in a building adjacent to the protected area, was without power.     |
| Communications were verified available from the TSC.                         |
|                                                                              |
| An investigation revealed that an offsite breaker controlled by the power    |
| system director had tripped.  Further investigation is in progress to        |
| identify and repair any deficiencies.                                        |
|                                                                              |
| The station procedures for contingency  actions were put in place if an      |
| event requiring the TSC were to occur during the loss of power.  Power was   |
| restored to the TSC at 0130 EDT on 08/24/01 from an alternate offsite        |
| source.                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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