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Event Notification Report for September 17, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           09/14/2001 - 09/17/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38287  38289  38290  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38287       |
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| REP ORG:  UTAH DIVISION OF RADIATION CONTROL   |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/14/2001|
|LICENSEE:  GARCO TESTING LABORATORIES           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:06[EDT]|
|    CITY:  SALT LAKE CITY           REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        09/13/2001|
|  COUNTY:  SALT LAKE                 STATE:  UT |EVENT TIME:        10:45[MDT]|
|LICENSE#:  UT 1800153            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/14/2001|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |
|                                                |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JULIE R. FELICE              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A DAMAGED TROXLER GAUGE                     |
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| "On 9/13/01 at 1045MST, a smooth barrel compactor ran over a Troxler         |
| Electronic Laboratories Incorporated Model 4640-B thin layer density gauge   |
| (serial number 1580, containing 8 millicuries of Cesium-137).  As a result,  |
| the source rod was damaged (bent) and could not be returned to the safe      |
| shielded position.  The event location was 7765 Highway 89, Willard, Utah.   |
|                                                                              |
| "The Utah Division of Radiation Control was notified by the licensee on      |
| 9/13/01 at 1100MST.  A Utah Division of Radiation Control inspector was sent |
| to investigate the incident (Utah Event Report ID No. UT-01-0003)."          |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38289       |
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| FACILITY: COOK                     REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/16/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:20[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        09/16/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:05[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DUANE COBB                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/16/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |SONIA BURGESS        R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|2     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
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| 24-HOUR FITNESS-FOR-DUTY REPORT                                              |
|                                                                              |
| A non-licensed supervisor was determined to be under the influence of        |
| alcohol during a for cause test.  The employee's access to the plant has     |
| been suspended.  The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.           |
|                                                                              |
| Contact the Headquarters Operation Center for details.                       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38290       |
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| FACILITY: OYSTER CREEK             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/16/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 23:15[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2                             |EVENT DATE:        09/16/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        19:00[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ERIC DEMONCH                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/16/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |STEVE BARR           R1      |
|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  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO EXCEEDING NPDES PERMIT LIMIT FOR CHLORINE        |
| DISCHARGE                                                                    |
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| At approximately 1100EDT on 9/16/01 a grab sample of the plant effluent      |
| cooling water was taken and analyzed.  The overboard concentration of        |
| chlorine which is added as a antifouling agent was measured at .21 mg/l      |
| which is .01 higher than the allowed National Pollution Discharge            |
| Elimination System (NPDES) permit limit of .2 mg/l.  The discharge occurred  |
| between 1118EDT and 1144EDT on 9/16/01.  Steps were taken to adjust chlorine |
| levels to .03 mg/l.  This violation was reported by the licensee to the NJ   |
| DEP.  The licensee will inform the NRC resident inspector.                   |
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