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Event Notification Report for January 10, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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                              Event Reports For
                           01/09/2002 - 01/10/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38602  38620  

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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:  01/09/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
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|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  
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|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE RESCUED SEA TURTLE                                  |
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| EN #37902 started the biennial report period.                                |
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| 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. |
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| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
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| * * *  UPDATE ON 1/05/02 @ 1002 BY RAWLS TO GOULD  * * *                     |
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| On January 5, 2002, at 0720, a rescued sea turtle was identified as a        |
| Loggerhead Sea Turtle. This is the 63rd rescue of a live sea turtle at       |
| Crystal River Unit 3 (CR3) in this biennial period.  This is reportable as a |
| 4-hour report under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi) as this event is related to the   |
| protection of the environment for which a notification to other government   |
| agencies (National Marine Fisheries Service and Florida Fish and Wildlife    |
| Conservation Commission) has been or will be made.                           |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |
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| Reg 2 RDO (Decker) was notified.                                             |
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| * * * UPDATE ON 01/09/02 @ 1107 EST BY ANDY BARNES TAKEN BY MACKINNON * * *  |
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| On January 9, 2002, at 0838, a rescued sea turtle was identified as a Kemp's |
| Ridley Sea Turtle. This is the 64th rescue of a live turtle at Crystal River |
| Unit 3 (CR-3) in this biennial period. This is reportable as a 4-hour 10     |
| CFR50.72 (b)(2)(xi) as this event is related to the protection of the        |
| environment for which a notification to other government agencies (National  |
| Marine Fisheries Service and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation          |
| Commission) has been or will be made.                                        |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |
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| Reg 2 (Brian Bonser) was notified.                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38620       |
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| FACILITY: QUAD CITIES              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/09/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:08[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3                    |EVENT DATE:        01/09/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:12[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KEN HILL                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/09/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |DAVID HILLS          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |CHRISTOPHER GRIMES   NRR     |
|ASHU 50.72(b)(2)(i)      PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |RICHARD WESSMAN      IRO     |
|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  
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |15       Power Operation  |
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| TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION REQUIRED SHUTDOWN DUE TO POTENTIAL JET PUMP
FAILURE  |
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| The following text is a portion of a facsimile received from the licensee:   |
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| "At 1412 [CST], Unit 1 experienced indication of Jet Pump #19/20 failure     |
| based on the following plant indications:                                    |
| a)  Gross Megawatt Electric decrease[,]                                      |
| b)  Reactor Pressure decrease[,]                                             |
| c)  Total Core Flow Indication increase[, and]                               |
| d)  Core Plate dP decrease[.]"                                               |
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| "At 1442 [CST], the 1B Recirculation Pump tripped - the cause of this trip   |
| is unknown at this time.  Based on indication of Jet Pump [#]19/20 failure,  |
| the plant entered Tech Spec 3.4.2, Condition A, at 1521 [CST], requiring the |
| unit to be placed in Mode 3 within 12 hours.  A plant shutdown is in         |
| progress.  No other related surveillances were in progress at the time.  All |
| other equipment is operating as expected with all ECCS equipment available   |
| on Unit 1."                                                                  |
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| "Unit 1 has been operating with a minor fuel leak, which has been            |
| suppressed, since December 22, 2001.  Steam line radiation levels increased  |
| and subsequently decreased, and the SJAE Radiation Monitors show a minor     |
| spike and return to near pre-event values.  Main Chimney Radiation Monitors  |
| show no change in station effluent release rate to the environment.  No      |
| estimate of return to service for the unit is available at this time."       |
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| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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