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Event Notification Report for June 14, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           06/13/2002 - 06/14/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38974  38979  38987  38988  38989  38990  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38974       |
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| REP ORG:  CALIFORNIA RADIATION CONTROL PRGM    |NOTIFICATION DATE:
06/10/2002|
|LICENSEE:  UCLA HARBOR MEDICAL CENTER           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:40[EDT]|
|    CITY:                           REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        06/10/2002|
|  COUNTY:  LOS ANGELAS               STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:             [PDT]|
|LICENSE#:  0359-19               AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/10/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |ANTHONY GODY         R4      |
|                                                |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERT GREGER                |                             |
|  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 OF MEDICAL MISADMINISTRATION                          |
|                                                                              |
| "Patient who was suppose to receive 32 millicuries I-131 was given 120       |
| millicuries I-131.  As patient's thyroid was to be ablated anyway, no ill    |
| effects to patient.  The doctor gave her the wrong dose."                    |
|                                                                              |
| The cause of the misadministration is being reviewed at the time of the      |
| report.                                                                      |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   38979       |
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| REP ORG:  CALIFORNIA RADIATION CONTROL PRGM    |NOTIFICATION DATE:
06/11/2002|
|LICENSEE:  THE BOEING COMPANY                   |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:50[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ANAHEIM                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        06/11/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:             [PDT]|
|LICENSE#:  0065-30               AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/11/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |ANTHONY GODY         R4      |
|                                                |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERT GREGER                |                             |
|  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 FROM CA REGARDING POTENTIAL PERSONNEL
OVEREXPOSURE    |
|                                                                              |
| The California state radiation safety officer called in a potential 20.2202  |
| personnel overexposure incident that occurred at The Boeing Company in       |
| Anaheim, California.  The licensee utilizes irradiator facilities large      |
| enough for an individual to enter. The individual's dosimeter was read by    |
| the personnel monitoring vendor (i.e.,  Landauer) as 94 Rem DDE, 94 Rem LDE  |
| and 112 Rem SDE.  The dosimetry was worn during the period of April 1 to     |
| April 30, 2002.  The licensee commenced an investigation to determine the    |
| validity of the high and unexpected reading.  The licensee will conduct an   |
| interview with the individual and also the State indicated a blood test will |
| most likely be performed. The State indicated the badge received a "static"  |
| exposure, and it will probably turn out to be a dosimeter-only exposure.     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38987       |
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| FACILITY: CALVERT CLIFFS           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/13/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MD |NOTIFICATION TIME: 00:57[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        06/12/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        23:41[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BRUCE SHICK                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/13/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |LAWRENCE DOERFLEIN   R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |FEMA, DOE, USDA, HHS FAX     |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(xi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |EPA, DOT (via NRC)   FAX     |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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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        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION REGARDING A RELEASE OF RAW SEWAGE TO THE
CHESAPEAKE     |
| BAY                                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that an air leak caused a level detector in a large    |
| inlet pumping well to fail low.  As a result, the sump pumps stopped and did |
| not restart when actual level reached the high level setpoint.  The inlet    |
| sump of the onsite sewage treatment plant subsequently overflowed, and raw   |
| sewage was released to the Chesapeake Bay.                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee estimates that the quantity of raw sewage involved was between  |
| 2,500 and 7,200 gallons.  Additional calculations are currently being        |
| performed.  The level detector malfunctioned has since been repaired.        |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector and local county and plans  |
| to notify the Maryland Department of Environmental Protection.               |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38988       |
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| FACILITY: MILLSTONE                REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/13/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  CT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:02[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] CE,[3] W-4-LP           |EVENT DATE:        06/13/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:20[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MYERS                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/13/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |LAWRENCE DOERFLEIN   R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |TERRY REIS           EO      |
|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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|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION MADE TO LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR ASSISTANCE           
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|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| A fire in the owner controlled area 1/2 mile outside the protected area      |
| occurred at their training facility and a call for offsite assistance was    |
| made.   The fire turned out to be a lot of black smoke coming from a burned  |
| out fan motor in the training facilities ventilation system.  Everything was |
| under control within a half hour and the licensee logged out of their        |
| procedures at 1237.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified along with state and local agencies. |
| A press release may be made.                                                 |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38989       |
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| FACILITY: FARLEY                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/13/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  AL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:30[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/13/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:30[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DOUG HOBSON                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/13/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KERRY LANDIS         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |
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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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| LOSS OF EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION NETWORK (ENN) TO STATES OF ALABAMA AND  
     |
| GEORGIA                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "The ENN (Emergency Communications Equipment) [was] declared inoperable at   |
| 1230 central on 13 June 2002 due to [the] inability to communicate with the  |
| states of Alabama and Georgia.  Action has been initiated to correct [the]   |
| problem.  All other communication equipment is available including the       |
| designated backup capability provided by the Southern Link Radio System."    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will inform the states of Alabama and Georgia and the NRC       |
| Resident Inspector.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 6/13/2002 @ 1723 BY HOBSON TO GOULD * * *                    |
|                                                                              |
| At 1414 CDT they restored capability to contact one state agency in both     |
| Alabama and Georgia.                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector will be informed                                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38990       |
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| FACILITY: CATAWBA                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/13/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  SC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:50[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/13/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:00[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MOSS                         |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/13/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KERRY LANDIS         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINA 50.72(b)(3)(v)(A)   POT UNABLE TO SAFE SD  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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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          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| LICENSEE NOTED THAT A 4160 VOLT BUS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY
PROTECTED   |
| FROM A POTENTIAL MODERATE ENERGY SPRAY INTERACTION                           |
|                                                                              |
| During a plant walk down as a corrective action for a previous issue, it was |
| noted that 4160 volt vital bus 2ETA  may not have been adequately protected  |
| from a potential moderate energy spray interaction.  It was noted that a     |
| section of fire protection system piping was identified as a potential       |
| source for moderate energy spray onto 2ETA.   Engineering performed a review |
| of both the spray distances assumed in the moderate energy spray criteria    |
| and the requirement to postulate moderate energy cracks in piping at every   |
| weld location. The fire protection system in question is low pressure, low   |
| temperature.  This review concluded that a moderate energy pipe rupture      |
| (crack) in the fire protection system piping could lead to a loss of the     |
| vital 4160 volt bus 2ETA.   A concurrent single failure of the opposite      |
| train vital 4160 volt bus (2ETB) could prevent the fulfillment of safety     |
| function of systems or structures.   UFSAR section 3.6 describes the         |
| requirements for protection against dynamic effects associated with the      |
| postulated rupture of piping.  Specifically the general design requirements  |
| for postulated piping breaks other than reactor coolant system requires that |
| the design be of a nature that to mitigate the consequences of the break so  |
| that the reactor can be shutdown safely and eventually maintained in a cold  |
| shutdown condition.   Maintenance has placed a spray deflector on the        |
| affected area of piping to preclude postulated spray interaction with 2ETA.  |
| Engineering has reviewed the other safety related 4160 volt bus on Unit 2    |
| and both safety related 4160 volt buses on Unit 1 and determined that they   |
| do not have any spray interaction issues. The root cause of this issue is    |
| still under investigation.                                                   |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector, States and local agencies will be notified.      |
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