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Event Notification Report for June 5, 2002

                         
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                              Event Reports For
                           06/04/2002 - 06/05/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38950  38956  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38950       |
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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 05/30/2002|
|LICENSEE:  HUNTER INDUSTRIES, LTD               |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:08[EDT]|
|    CITY:  SAN ANTONIO              REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        05/30/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:             [CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  L04175-000            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  05/30/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |GARY SANBORN         R4      |
|                                                |F. BROWN             NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES OGDEN, JR              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - TEXAS REPORTS STOLEN NUCLEAR GAUGE                  |
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| "Gauge had been in use at a job site in San Antonio. The gauge was secured   |
| in the bed of a company pickup and was discovered missing at 8 a.m. on May   |
| 20, 2002. The gauge, a Troxler Thin-Lift Asphalt Gauge Model 4640B, Serial   |
| No. 1825, with an 8 millicurie Cs-137 source, Serial No. 75-8669, was        |
| removed from the case which was pried open in the back of the pickup. A      |
| police report was filed with the San Antonio Police Department. Transport    |
| case was left secure in the rear of the pickup. Only the gauge was stolen.   |
| Other details are lacking and will be reported by the Licensee to this       |
| Agency within 30 days."                                                      |
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| This is tracked under Texas Incident No. I-7901.                             |
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| The R4DO (G. Sanborn) and NMSS (F. Brown )  was notified.  The local police  |
| department was notified.                                                     |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38956       |
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| REP ORG:  OR DEPT OF HEALTH RAD PROTECTION     |NOTIFICATION DATE:
05/31/2002|
|LICENSEE:  US AIR FORCE                         |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:28[EDT]|
|    CITY:                           REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        05/30/2002|
|  COUNTY:  HOOD RIVER                STATE:  OR |EVENT TIME:        14:00[PDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  05/31/2002|
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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |GARY SANBORN         R4      |
|                                                |E. WILLIAM BRACH     NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KEVIN SIEBERT                |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOSS OF LICENSED NUCLEAR MATERIAL IN HELICOPTER ACCIDENT                     |
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| An Air Force Pave Hawk Helicopter crashed approximately 800 feet from the    |
| summit of Mount Hood.  Each of the 4 rotors contains a 500 microcurie Sr-90  |
| source.  More information will follow as it becomes available.               |
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| The State will be contacting R4.                                             |
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