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Event Notification Report for November 26, 2001

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           11/23/2001 - 11/26/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38447  38513  38514  38515  
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!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38447       |
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| FACILITY: FERMI                    REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/31/2001|
|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:55[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        10/30/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        19:00[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  D. COSEO                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ROGER LANKSBURY      R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NONR                     OTHER UNSPEC REQMNT    |                             |
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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          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| 24-HOUR REPORT DUE TO VIOLATION OF LICENSE CONDITION                         |
|                                                                              |
| "On 10/30/2001 at 1900 hours, during a walkdown of approximately 600 fire    |
| barrier penetrations which had been mistakenly excluded from the Fermi 2     |
| fire barrier penetration seal inspection program, 11 penetrations were found |
| to have no seal material installed. To date, over 350 of the approximately   |
| 600 fire barrier penetrations not included in the program have been          |
| inspected. The lack of seal material in these penetrations constitutes an    |
| inoperable 10 CFR 50, Appendix R fire rated barrier and is reportable under  |
| License Condition 2.F as a violation of License Condition 2.C (9),           |
| 'Modifications for Fire Protection.' The plant is currently shut down for    |
| refueling. Hourly fire watches have been established in the affected areas   |
| as required by the Technical Requirements Manual. Detroit Edison will report |
| any further missing seals that are identified as part of this inspection."   |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this report by the           |
| licensee.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 11/23/01 AT 1805EST FROM KEVIN DAHM TO S. SANDIN * * *          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee is retracting this report based on the following:               |
|                                                                              |
| "The 600 (approximately) fire barrier penetration seals which had been       |
| mistakenly excluded from the Fermi 2 fire barrier penetration seal           |
| inspection program have now all been inspected. Fifteen (15) of these        |
| penetrations were found to have not been sealed. These 15 penetrations are   |
| all in the same fire barrier. This fire barrier has been evaluated in        |
| accordance with Generic Letter 86-10, and it has been determined that the as |
| found configuration is adequate to ensure the capability to achieve and      |
| maintain safe shutdown in the event of a fire. Therefore, this condition     |
| does not constitute a violation of License Condition 2.C.(9) and is not      |
| reportable."                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC Resident Inspector.  Notified R3DO(Lipa).      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38513       |
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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:30[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        11/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:10[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHARLIE PIKE                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CAUDLE JULIAN        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  
|
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO FLORIDA STATE INVOLVING RECOVERED SEA TURTLE
FROM    |
| UNIT 1 INTAKE STRUCTURE                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "A sea turtle with no external injuries but appearing to be distressed was   |
| recovered from the Unit 1 Intake Structure.  The State Stranding Coordinator |
| for sea turtles has been contacted."                                         |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 11/23/01 AT 1255EST FROM CHARLIE PIKE TO S. SANDIN * * *        |
|                                                                              |
| "Turtle has died."                                                           |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed both the State of Florida and the NRC Resident         |
| Inspector.                                                                   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38514       |
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| FACILITY: OYSTER CREEK             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/23/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:38[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2                             |EVENT DATE:        11/23/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        18:00[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GLENN HUTTON                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/23/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |RICHARD CONTE        R1      |
|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  
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| FITNESS FOR DUTY REPORT INVOLVING A LICENSED OPERATOR                        |
|                                                                              |
| A licensed employee was determined to be under the influence of alcohol      |
| during a random test.  The licensee took the employee home.  The licensee    |
| informed the NRC Resident Inspector.                                         |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38515       |
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| FACILITY: COMANCHE PEAK            REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/24/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:00[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        11/24/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        03:30[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  LISA EDWARDS                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/24/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHUCK CAIN           R4      |
|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  
|
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION REGARDING RELEASE OF NONRADIOACTIVE CHEMICALLY
TREATED  |
| WATER                                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| "During routine surveillance run of Fire Protection Pump X-05, the shutdown  |
| of the pump caused a momentary drop in system pressure resulting in the      |
| autostart of Fire Protection Pump X-04. The start of the second pump         |
| resulted in a momentary pressure surge that caused a pipe cap to separate    |
| releasing approximately 6,500 gallons of nonradioactive, chemically treated  |
| water to the environment and Squaw Creek Reservoir.                          |
|                                                                              |
| "Fire protection water is treated with Bulab 6002. This spill is reportable  |
| to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC). TNRCC was     |
| notified at 0815 CST on 11/24/01.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| "Actions taken to contain/control the spill were adequate. Monitoring for    |
| fish kill is ongoing. No evidence of fish kill is evident to date."          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.  |
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