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Event Notification Report for September 18, 2001

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           09/17/2001 - 09/18/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38233  38291  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38233       |
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| FACILITY: COLUMBIA GENERATING STATIREGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/24/2001|
|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  WA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:05[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-5                             |EVENT DATE:        08/24/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:05[PDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FISHER                       |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/17/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |BILL JONES           R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|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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| SAFEGUARDS SYSTEM DEGRADATION RELATED TO AREA BOUNDARY                       |
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| IMMEDIATE COMPENSATORY MEASURES TAKEN UPON TO DISCOVERY                      |
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| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE NOTIFIED                                  |
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| CONTACT THE HEADQUARTERS OPERATION CENTER FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.            |
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| * * * RETRACTED AT 1407 EDT ON 9/17/2001 BY MICHAEL FERRY TO FANGIE JONES *  |
| * *                                                                          |
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| The licensee retracted this notification after further review of the event   |
| particulars.  The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.  The R4DO    |
| (John Pellet) has been notified.                                             |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38291       |
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| FACILITY: CALLAWAY                 REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/17/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MO |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:05[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        09/17/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:05[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  B. BREDMAN                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/17/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN PELLET          R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)  VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUAT|                             |
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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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOSS OF NON-SAFETY RELATED 125 VOLT DC BUS RESULTED IN BOTH MOTOR DRIVEN     |
| AUXILIARY FEEDWATER PUMPS  STARTING.                                         |
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| During routine scheduled maintenance activities, power was lost to a         |
| non-safety related 125 volt DC bus.  Loss of power to the bus resulted in    |
| loss of oil pressure indication on 1 of 2 channels on both main feedwater    |
| pumps, which in turn resulted in the actuation of both motor driven          |
| auxiliary feedwater pumps.  The motor driven auxiliary feedwater pumps ran   |
| for approximately 3 minutes. Reactor power increased but no over power event |
| occurred.                                                                    |
| Power has been restored to the non-safety related 125 volt bus and the motor |
| driven auxiliary feedwater pumps have been secured.                          |
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| The licensee is looking into that maybe when cross connecting the 125 volt   |
| DC buses that one of the two fuse disconnect switches might have had a blown |
| fuse which would have resulted in the above event.                           |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event by the licensee.       |
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