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Event Notification Report for April 23, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           04/22/2002 - 04/23/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38035  38870  38871  38872  38873  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38035       |
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| REP ORG:  BOWSER-MORNER INC                    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 05/29/2001|
|LICENSEE:  BOWSER-MORNER INC                    |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:30[EDT]|
|    CITY:  TOLEDO                   REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        05/27/2001|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  OH |EVENT TIME:        09:30[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  34-17390-02           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/22/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MARK RING            REG3    |
|                                                |LARRY CAMPER         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ALLEN                        |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| TROXLER GAUGE STOLEN FROM COMPANY TRUCK AT RESIDENCE                         |
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| Sometime between 0200-0930 hours on 5/27 a company truck was broken into     |
| removing a Troxler gauge and it's case.  The gauge was properly stowed and   |
| it's case attached to the truck bed using a chain and lock.  The truck was   |
| parked overnight at the residence of the employee at 402 Lochmoor Drive in   |
| Temperance, MI.  The stolen Troxler is a model 3401B, S/N 13442, whose last  |
| measured activity on 4/30/01 was 5.6 mCi Cs-137 and 39 mCi Am-241/Be.  The   |
| Monroe County Sheriffs Department in Temperance, MI and Ohio Department of   |
| Health were both notified.  The licensee plans on issuing a press release.   |
|                                                                              |
| ****UPDATE ON 04/22/02 AT 1647 ET BY ALLEN TAKEN BY MACKINNON****            |
|                                                                              |
| The above mentioned gauge was recovered this morning by the City of Bryan    |
| Local Emergency Management Agency. The gauge was found this morning in a     |
| ditch along side a highway still in its yellow case by some children.  The   |
| source handle of the gauge was still locked and the only thing wrong was     |
| that the lock to the case had been broken off.  The children that had found  |
| the gauge in its case called 911 and it was recovered by local law           |
| enforcement agency and given to the City of Bryan local Emergency Management |
| Agency.  The licensee was notified and picked up the gauge this morning.     |
| The gauge was leak tested and was found to be in perfect condition.  R3DO    |
| (Jacobson) & NMSS EO (Wayne Hodges) notified.                                |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38870       |
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| FACILITY: SUSQUEHANNA              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/22/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:43[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        04/22/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:15[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ART FINCH                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/22/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN ROGGE           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|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  
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|1     M/R        Y       16       Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |
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| MANUAL RPS ACTUATION                                                         |
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| "Susquehanna Unit 1 was at 20% power and in the process of preparing to      |
| further increase power following a Refueling and Inspection Outage. At 0016  |
| on 4/22/02, the B Reactor Recirculation Pump tripped for an unexplained      |
| reason. During a review of the plant response to the transient, it was       |
| discovered that the unit was operating to the left of the expected Power to  |
| Flow curve. There was no indication of power flux oscillations from the      |
| nuclear instrumentation, but no guidance was available on how to respond to  |
| this condition. Reactor Engineering and Operations Management were contacted |
| and it was decided to manually scram the unit. At 0115 the Mode Switch was   |
| taken to Shutdown and all control rods inserted. This was an unplanned RPS   |
| Actuation and in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B) requires a        |
| four-hour ENS Notification. Reactor water level dropped below level 3 which  |
| is expected during a scram, feedwater level control responded to return      |
| level to normal and all level 3 isolations went to completion. There were no |
| ECCS initiations, no challenges to containment, and no indication of         |
| radiation releases. Operations is currently performing a controlled cooldown |
| to mode 4, an investigation into the cause of the recirc pump trip is        |
| ongoing."                                                                    |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.                                |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   38871       |
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| REP ORG:  SEIMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC   |NOTIFICATION DATE:
04/22/2002|
|LICENSEE:  SEIMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC   |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:03[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ISELIN                   REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        04/20/2002|
|  COUNTY:  MIDDLESEX                 STATE:  NJ |EVENT TIME:        02:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  29-32349-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/22/2002|
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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |CLIFFORD ANDERSON    R1      |
|                                                |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |
+------------------------------------------------+CHARLIE COX          NMSS    |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERT F. WILEY              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| LOSS/STOLEN NUCLEAR LICENSED MATERIAL  >1000X                                |
|                                                                              |
| Two calibration sources were stolen from a rental car in Oahu, Hawaii on     |
| 4/19/02.  The sources,  2 millicuries of Am-241 and 2 millicuries of Co-57,  |
| were in tungsten shielded containers with screwed on lead caps.  The sources |
| were in a locked tool box, which was in the locked trunk.  The thief pulled  |
| out the driver door lock, pried open the glove box and opened the trunk.     |
| The source numbers and dates were as follows:  Am-241, #0191LX, 8-4-89 and   |
| Co-57, #5971 LC, 10-13-00.  The Kaneohe Police Department was notified,      |
| report # 02-145893.  Ads will be placed in the local newspapers.  Licensee   |
| indicated that there were no measurable dose rates on the outside of the     |
| shielded container.                                                          |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38872       |
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| FACILITY: COOK                     REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/22/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:17[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        04/22/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        06:00[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DEAN BRUCK                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/22/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN JACOBSON        R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |JIM WHITNEY          NMSS    |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |
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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  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| MICHIGAN STATE POLICE AT DC COOK PLANT  ENTRANCE.                            |
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| The following is a courtesy call regarding an event that occurred at the DC  |
| Cook Nuclear Power Plant at 0600 on 4/22/02.  The following has not been     |
| issued as a Cook Plant news release but it is believed that the news media   |
| is already aware of this via other means.                                    |
|                                                                              |
| At 0600 on 4/22/02, Michigan State Police (MSP) arrived at the Cook Plant    |
| main entrance.  MSP told Cook Plant Security that they were waiting for an   |
| individual known to work at Cook to show up.  MSP had previous encounters    |
| with this individual and knew this person had concealed weapons permit, was  |
| known to carry a weapon in the car and had been previously advised by MSP to |
| not carry a weapon on Cook property.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| When the individual, a contractor, arrived, Cook Plant Security personnel    |
| asked him if had a weapon in his car.  He stated that he did not, having     |
| stashed it offsite on the highway.  At this point the MSP advised him that   |
| he would take them to the location of the weapon.  About 15 minutes later    |
| MSP and the individual returned, with MSP in possession of the weapon.  MSP  |
| stated that they would retain possession of the weapon pending further       |
| investigation.  Having no other reasons to deny access, the individual was   |
| allowed on site.                                                             |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38873       |
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| FACILITY: CALVERT CLIFFS           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/22/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MD |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:36[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        04/22/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:05[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  D. FRYE                      |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/22/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CLIFFORD ANDERSON    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          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| EMERGENCY SIRENS ACTUATED DURING A SILENT TEST                               |
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| Inadvertent Emergency Response Siren actuation occurred in Calvert County    |
| during the weekly silent test.  All 49 sirens sounded for approx. 15         |
| seconds.                                                                     |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event by the licensee.       |
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