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Event Notification Report for June 10, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           06/07/2002 - 06/10/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38955  38970  38971  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38955       |
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| REP ORG:  ARIZONA RADIATION REGULATORY AGENCY  |NOTIFICATION DATE:
05/31/2002|
|LICENSEE:  CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION AND TESTING  |NOTIFICATION TIME:
13:42[EDT]|
|    CITY:  TEMPE                    REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        05/31/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  AZ |EVENT TIME:        09:30[MST]|
|LICENSE#:  7-98                  AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/04/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |GARY SANBORN         R4      |
|                                                |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  WILLIAM A. WRIGHT (fax)      |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| STOLEN TROXLER MOISTURE/DENSITY GAUGE                                        |
|                                                                              |
| "Description of event: The licensee reported the loss of a Troxler           |
| moisture/density gauge and company truck when a technician failed to report  |
| to a designated job site. The gauge is a Troxler Model 3440, serial number   |
| 21935. It contains approximately 8 millicuries of Cesium 137 (source serial  |
| number 75-3524) and approximately 40 millicuries of Americium-Beryllium      |
| (source serial number 47-17271). The company vehicle is a 1999 white Ford    |
| F-150 extended cab pickup, company number 50, Arizona license [ ]. The Tempe |
| police have been notified and are investigating. The company is offering a   |
| $250 reward for information leading to the return of the gauge and truck.    |
|                                                                              |
| "The U.S. NRC, FBI, Mexico, and the states of Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New    |
| Mexico and California are being informed of this incident."                  |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 6/4/02 BY WRIGHT (BY FAX) TO GOULD * * *                     |
|                                                                              |
| The gauge and truck have been recovered.                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The FBI, Mexico and the states of Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and     |
| California were informed.                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| Notified Reg 4 RDO (Pellet), NMSS (Brown), IAT (Davidson)                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38970       |
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| FACILITY: WOLF CREEK               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  KS |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:46[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        06/07/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:15[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFF ISCH                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN PELLET          R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AUNA 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B)  UNANALYZED CONDITION   |                             |
|AINA 50.72(b)(3)(v)(A)   POT UNABLE TO SAFE SD  |                             |
|AINB 50.72(b)(3)(v)(B)   POT RHR INOP           |                             |
|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  |100      Power Operation  |
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| CONDITION EXISTS THAT COULD LEAD TO DRAINING THE REFUELING WATER
STORAGE     |
| TANK                                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee was performing a fire area inspection as part of a post fire    |
| safe shutdown study and discovered a condition existing that could lead to   |
| draining the refueling water storage tank (RWST) to the containment          |
| recirculation sump due to a fire.  It was discovered that control cables for |
| 2 redundant motor operated valves are routed in the same electrical raceway. |
| The 2 valves are on the same electrical separation group, but are redundant  |
| in their function of conserving water inventory in the RWST.  Further        |
| investigation determined that the other electrical separation group has the  |
| same configuration.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee has implemented a continuous fire watch and is working on       |
| procedure changes to insure compensatory actions are in place.  Further      |
| changes will be made after engineering analysis including rerouting the      |
| cables for the affected valve operators.                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.  The licensee also         |
| informed the Callaway plant which is the same series of plant and could have |
| the same condition.                                                          |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38971       |
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| FACILITY: COMANCHE PEAK            REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:10[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/06/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:10[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFF ISCH                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOHN PELLET          R4      |
|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  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO THE STATE DUE TO SEWAGE SPILL                        |
|                                                                              |
| At about 1500 CDT on 6/6/02 a bobcat backed into a sewage treatment trap     |
| resulting in a spill of about 350 gallons of untreated sewage.  About 50     |
| gallons found its way into the Squaw Creek Reservoir.  The other 300 gallons |
| was recovered.  The licensee notified the Texas Natural Resource             |
| Conservation Commission, DFW Regional Office, Solid Waste Group at 1610 CDT  |
| on 6/6/02.                                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector at 1640 CDT on 6/6/02.      |
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