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Event Notification Report for September 12, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           09/11/2001 - 09/12/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38274  38275  38276  38277  38278  

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|Transportation                                   |Event Number:   38274       |
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| REP ORG:  PRIVATE CITIZEN                      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/11/2001|
|LICENSEE:  HITTMAN TRUCKING CO                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 07:47[EDT]|
|    CITY:  FORESTVILLE              REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        09/10/2001|
|  COUNTY:  PRINCE GEORGE'S           STATE:  MD |EVENT TIME:        17:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/11/2001|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |STEVE BARR           R1      |
|                                                |SUSAN FRANT          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KAMPS                        |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| AN UNATTENDED TRUCK HAULING A NUCLEAR WASTE CONTAINER WAS PARKED ON A        |
| SERVICE ROAD OVERNIGHT.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A concerned citizen notified the NRC of a truck owned by Hittman Trucking Co |
| that has been parked on a service road at the intersection of Suitland, Rd.  |
| and Route 4 in Prince George's County, Md.   The truck had been left         |
| unattended since at least 1700 on 9/10/01.  The caller noticed the radiation |
| placards on the container, but did not identify any readings on the          |
| placards.                                                                    |
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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   38275       |
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| REP ORG:  CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL              |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/11/2001|
|LICENSEE:  CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:17[EDT]|
|    CITY:  JEFFERSIONVILLE          REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        09/11/2001|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IN |EVENT TIME:        07:00[CST]|
|LICENSE#:  1312367-01            AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/11/2001|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |SONIA BURGESS        R3      |
|                                                |MELVYN LEACH         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TRINNA WALKER                |                             |
|  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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| MISSING 94 PALLADIUM SEEDS.                                                  |
|                                                                              |
| Licensee received, in the mail, a box containing 94 palladium seeds with a   |
| total activity of 119.14 millicuries on Friday, 09/0701 at approximately     |
| 1200 ET. The box containing the seeds was locked in the Hot Lab at           |
| approximately 1700 hours on 09/07/01.  Saturday morning it was noticed that  |
| the box containing the palladium seeds was missing.  It was assumed that the |
| box of seeds had been picked up.  Today, 09/11/01,  at 0700 hours a          |
| Radiation Physicist came to pick up the box of palladium seeds.  At this     |
| time it was realized that the seeds were missing.  A search of the hospital  |
| areas, trash, etc., was  performed and the seeds were not found.  The        |
| hospital security and the Jeffersonville Police department were notified of  |
| the missing palladium seeds.                                                 |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38276       |
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| FACILITY: FERMI                    REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/11/2001|
|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:15[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        09/11/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:30[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOE KORTE                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/11/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |SONIA BURGESS        R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |JOHN DAVIDSON        IAT     |
|DDDD 73.71               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |                             |
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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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| SUSPICIOUS PERSONS IN AREA AROUND PLANT SITE.  IMMEDIATE COMPENSATORY        |
| ACTIONS TAKEN UPON DISCOVERY.                                                |
|                                                                              |
| CONTACT HEADQUARTERS OPERATION OFFICER FOR FURTHER DETAILS.                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38277       |
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| FACILITY: SAN ONOFRE               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/11/2001|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] [3]                STATE:  CA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:40[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] CE,[3] CE             |EVENT DATE:        09/11/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:00[PDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CLAY WILLIAMS                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/11/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |ROBERTA WARREN       IAT     |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |
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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  |
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| INFORMATION REPORT IN ACCORDANCE WITH NRC INFORMATION NOTICE 98-35           |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported the finding of a body at a state park near the         |
| licensee's location, but outside the owner controlled area.  There is no     |
| indication of a connection to ongoing events in the nation.                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
|                                                                              |
| Contact the HOO for further information.                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38278       |
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| FACILITY: FARLEY                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/11/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  AL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 20:09[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        09/11/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:30[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TODD YOUNGBLOOD              |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/11/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN MONNINGER       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   |
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|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| PRESS RELEASE MADE CONCERNING THE HEIGHTENED STATE OF SECURITY AT THE SITE   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee made a press release concerning the heightened state of         |
| security at the site as directed by the NRC.  There has been no credible     |
| general or specific threats to Plant Farley.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The press release also related that security is normally very tight and      |
| drills are regularly conducted to insure the security of the plant.  They    |
| went on to inform the public that the visitors would be restricted from the  |
| plant site until further notice.                                             |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the state and the NRC Resident Inspector that a press  |
| release had been made.                                                       |
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