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Event Notification Report for April 24, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           04/23/2002 - 04/24/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38513  38874  

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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:  04/23/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
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|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  
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|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO FLORIDA STATE INVOLVING RECOVERED SEA TURTLE
FROM    |
| UNIT 1 INTAKE STRUCTURE                                                      |
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| "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."                                         |
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| * * * UPDATE 11/23/01 AT 1255EST FROM CHARLIE PIKE TO S. SANDIN * * *        |
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| "Turtle has died."                                                           |
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| The licensee informed both the State of Florida and the NRC Resident         |
| Inspector.                                                                   |
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| * * * UPDATE 1413EST ON 12/3/01 FROM JACK BREEN TO FANGIE JONES * * *        |
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| At approximately 1215 EST on 12/3/01, a report was made to the Florida       |
| Department of Fish and Wildlife concerning the recovery of an injured sea    |
| turtle from the plant's intake canal.  The turtle was a green sea turtle in  |
| the intake canal that appeared distressed and looked to have a wound from a  |
| boat motor on its back.  It will be transferred to the State for             |
| rehabilitation.                                                              |
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| The licensee plans to notify the NRC resident inspector.  Notified           |
| R2DO(MacAlpine).                                                             |
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| * * * UPDATE 1333EST ON 12/15/01 FROM JACK BREEN TO JOHN MACKINNON * * *     |
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| At approximately 1215 EST on 12/15/01, a report was made to the Florida      |
| Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to pick up a Green   |
| Turtle for rehabilitation. The Green Turtle was taken from the plant's       |
| intake canal, and the turtle appears to have shark bites.                    |
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| The licensee plans to notify the NRC resident inspector.  Notified R2DO      |
| (Chuck Ogle).                                                                |
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| * * * UPDATE 1450EST ON 01/06/02 FROM TULLIDGE TO JOHN MACKINNON * * *       |
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| At 1350EST, a notification to the State of Florida Department of Fish and    |
| Wildlife Conservation Commission was made due to finding an injured          |
| Loggerhead sea turtle in Unit 1 intake. The sea turtle was transported       |
| offsite for rehabilitation. R2DO (Tom Decker) notified.                      |
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| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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| ***UPDATE 1330EST ON 4/23/02 FROM JACK BREEN TO RICH LAURA***                |
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| The licensee rescued a  Loggerhead sea turtle from the intake canal.  The    |
| Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified, and the      |
| turtle was turned over for rehabilitation.                                   |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was informed.  Notified R2DO (B. Bonser).         |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38874       |
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| FACILITY: PRAIRIE ISLAND           REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/23/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:04[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP,[2] W-2-LP                |EVENT DATE:        02/26/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:38[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DOUG SMITH                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/23/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN JACOBSON        R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINV 50.73(a)(1)         INVALID SPECIF SYSTEM A|                             |
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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        Hot Shutdown     |0        Hot Shutdown     |
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| INVALID SPECIFIED SYSTEM ACTUATION WHILE TESTING                             |
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| "Title: Invalid Safety Injection actuation during testing.                   |
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| "This is a verbal report being made in accordance with 10 CFR                |
| 50.73(a)(2)(iv)(A). It is NOT considered a Licensee Event Report (LER)       |
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| "Description:                                                                |
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| "On February 26, 2002, at 1438 CST, an inadvertent actuation of Unit 2;      |
| Train B; Safety Injection occurred. Unit 2 was in Mode 4, during start-up    |
| from the Refueling Outage. During performance of the 'Test of Reactor Trip   |
| and Bypass Breakers Auxiliary Contacts' procedure, electricians were         |
| installing volt meter test probes on terminals to obtain voltage readings    |
| during the test.  While installing the test probe, the electrician           |
| inadvertently made contact with an adjacent terminal. This contact shorted   |
| two terminals causing a complete actuation of Safety Injection -Train B.     |
| Following the actuation, operators promptly identified that the signal was   |
| not valid and took action to realign equipment as necessary to stabilize the |
| plant.                                                                       |
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| "All Unit 2, Train B safeguards equipment started and functioned as          |
| required. D6 Diesel Generator started as required but did not load because   |
| normal power remained available.                                             |
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| "The reactor was not critical at the time of the event. The Reactor          |
| Protection System did not actuate as all control rods were fully inserted    |
| with the Reactor Trip Breakers open prior to the event."                     |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.                                |
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