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Event Notification Report for January 2, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           12/31/2001 - 01/02/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38599  38600  38601  38602  38603  38604  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38599       |
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| FACILITY: SALEM                    REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/31/2001|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:00[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        12/31/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:10[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  S. SAUER                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/31/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MICHELE EVANS        R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ACCS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(A)  ECCS INJECTION         |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE  
|
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| REACTOR TRIP AND SAFETY INJECTION DUE TO SPRAY VALVE FAILING OPEN            |
|                                                                              |
| The unit experienced a reactor trip and safety injection as a result of a    |
| pressurizer spray valve (2PS3) failing open.  This caused a reactor trip on  |
| Overtemperature DeltaT and a safety injection on low reactor coolant system  |
| pressure.  All emergency equipment responded properly, all safety injection  |
| pumps started and all control rods fully inserted.  The emergency diesels    |
| started, but were not required to load.  The auxiliary feedwater pumps       |
| started on low steam generator level.  The pressurizer spray valve closed    |
| when the valve's operating air was isolated.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The unit is stable in Mode 3 (Hot Standby) at normal temperature and         |
| pressure.  Auxiliary feedwater and steam dumps are in use to maintain steam  |
| generator level and remove excess heat.  An investigation of the failure is  |
| underway.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector and the local      |
| Township.                                                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38600       |
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| FACILITY: DAVIS BESSE              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/01/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  OH |NOTIFICATION TIME: 03:19[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] B&W-R-LP                         |EVENT DATE:        12/31/2001|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        19:22[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RICHARD WALLEMAN             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/01/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |GARY SHEAR           R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|                                                |                             |
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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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| SAFETY PARAMETER DISPLAY SYSTEM (SPDS) INOPERABLE                            |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that the SPDS display screens were locked up and thus  |
| unavailable for use in case of an incident.  Several procedures including    |
| the Emergency Operating Procedures refer to the displays for information.    |
| With the system unavailable for greater than 8 hours a report under loss of  |
| assessment capabilities was made.  The SPDS is being worked on at this time  |
| and is expected back in service in a short period of time.                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 1622EST ON 1/1/02 FROM TOM COBBLEDICK TO S. SANDIN * * *        |
|                                                                              |
| The SPDS was restored to service as of 1615EST.  The licensee will inform    |
| the NRC Resident Inspector.  Notified R3DO(Shear).                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38601       |
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| FACILITY: COOPER                   REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/01/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NE |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:41[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        01/01/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:42[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  STEVE WHEELER                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/01/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |BLAIR SPITZBERG      R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D)   ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE  
|
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       10       Power Operation  |10       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) TURBINE DETERMINED TO BE
INOPERABLE   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee determined during surveillance testing that the HPCI turbine    |
| was inoperable due to the minimum flow valve cycling open and closed due to  |
| problem with the associated flow switch.  The problem is being worked on.    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38602       |
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| FACILITY: CRYSTAL RIVER            REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/01/2002|
|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:08[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] B&W-L-LP                         |EVENT DATE:        01/01/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:19[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BILL BANDHAUER               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/01/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ANNE BOLAND          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  
|
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE RESCUED SEA TURTLE                                  |
|                                                                              |
| EN #37902 started the biennial report period.                                |
|                                                                              |
| On January 1, 2002 at 0919, a rescued sea turtle was identified as a green   |
| sea turtle.  This is the 62nd rescue of a live sea turtle at Crystal River   |
| Unit 3 (CR-3) in this biennial period. Notification to the National Marine   |
| Fisheries Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   38603       |
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| FACILITY: PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT   |NOTIFICATION DATE:
01/01/2002|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 22:36[EST]|
| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        01/01/2002|
|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        21:32[EST]|
|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/01/2002|
|    CITY:  PIKETON                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  PIKE                      STATE:  OH |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  GDP-2                 AGREEMENT:  N  |GARY SHEAR           R3      |
|  DOCKET:  0707002                              |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM McCLEERY                 |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NONR                     OTHER UNSPEC REQMNT    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| 4-HOUR REPORT DUE TO EPA NOTIFICATION REGARDING AN OPACITY VIOLATION        
|
|                                                                              |
| The M4 electrical feeder was lost causing instrumentation associated with    |
| Boiler #3 control to deenergize.  This resulted in pollutant discharge       |
| exceeding the 60% opacity limit specified by EPA to occur between 1620 and   |
| 1720EST.  Operations notified the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency       |
| (OEPA) of the violation.                                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38604       |
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| FACILITY: HARRIS                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/02/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 04:56[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        01/02/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        03:05[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SCOTT SAUNDERS               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/02/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ANNE BOLAND          R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |
|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  
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     M/R        Y       7        Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
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| MANUAL REACTOR TRIP DUE TO DECREASING STEAM GENERATOR WATER LEVEL.      
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|                                                                              |
| During a plant start-up at 7% reactor power, feedwater oscillations occurred |
| on all three steam generators.  At 0215 on 01/02/02 the main feedwater       |
| regulator bypass valves were placed in manual control to stabilize level.    |
| The bypass valves were then returned to automatic control at 0245 on         |
| 01/02/02, and the oscillations continued within the normal operating band of |
| 52-62%.  At 0300 0n 01/02/02. The Control Operator noted lowering level on   |
| the "C" steam generator at approximately 55% with indication that the "C"    |
| main feedwater regulator bypass valve was shut.  The operator placed the "C" |
| bypass valve in manual control and attempted to open the valve with no       |
| response noted in valve position indication.  At 30% indicated level in the  |
| "C" steam generator and a lowering trend, the Unit Shift Control Operator    |
| ordered a manual reactor trip prior to receipt of a steam generator low      |
| water level trip signal at 25%.  All safety systems functioned as expected.  |
| Both Motor Driven Auxiliary Feedwater Pumps automatically actuated on the    |
| subsequent 'C" steam generator low water level signal.  All rods fully       |
| inserted into the core and the electrical grid is stable.   An investigation |
| into what caused this event is in progress.                                  |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector was notified of this event by the licensee.       |
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