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Event Notification Report for June 28, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           06/27/2002 - 06/28/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39014  39021  39022  39023  39024  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39014       |
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| REP ORG:  MA RADIATION CONTROL PROGRAM         |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/24/2002|
|LICENSEE:  AEA TECHNOLOGY QSA INC.              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:42[EDT]|
|    CITY:  BURLINGTON               REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        06/24/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MA |EVENT TIME:        10:35[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  12-8361               AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/24/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JAMES TRAPP          R1      |
|                                                |FRANT                NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+DAVIDSON             IAT     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GALLAGHAR                    |JOSEPH HOLONICH      IRO     |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AEA Technology QSA, Inc. (AEA) called to notify the State of the report to   |
| their office of the receipt of a package of very low activity Pu-242/Am-243  |
| (12 Bq each) by Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory.   AEA was notified by Knolls |
| Atomic that the package, received by them on 12/6/01 or 12/7/01, was opened  |
| on or around 5/20/02, at which time the inner container appeared to have     |
| been opened, and all contents were absent.                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The State Agency was informed by the licensee they received the shipment     |
| from England on 12/5/01, checked the outer cardboard container for damage,   |
| and resent the shipment to their customer, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in |
| New York. The package was received 12/6/01 or 12/7/01.   At Knolls, the      |
| radiation safety staff received the shipment and confirmed the outer package |
| was undamaged and delivered it to the end user in the Chemistry Department.  |
| The user opened the package on or around 5/20/02.   Knolls Atomic informed   |
| AEA  they believe the seal on the inner plastic container was intact, but    |
| that the final container, a flame-sealed glass container, appeared to have   |
| been opened and the contents removed, in addition,  AEA was informed that    |
| the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was notified.                      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39021       |
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| FACILITY: OYSTER CREEK             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/27/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:45[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2                             |EVENT DATE:        06/26/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        22:52[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ERIC DEMONCH                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/27/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MICHAEL MODES        R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINC 50.72(b)(3)(v)(C)   POT UNCNTRL RAD REL    |                             |
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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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| BOTH CHANNELS OF OFFGAS RADIATION MONITORS DECLARED INOPERABLE              
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|                                                                              |
| Both channels of offgas radiation monitors declared inoperable due to a      |
| common mode failure.  Both channels detect offgas radiation levels in the    |
| same sample volume.  The sample volume filled with condensate suppressing    |
| the radiation levels.  The offgas radiation monitors provide for isolation   |
| of the main condensers on indications of fuel element failure.  This puts    |
| the licensee in a 72 hour clock allowing for repairs or shutdown, per        |
| Technical Specification Table 3.1.1 Instrument Operability.                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   39022       |
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| REP ORG:  MILFORD HOSPITAL                     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/27/2002|
|LICENSEE:  MILFORD HOSPITAL                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:00[EDT]|
|    CITY:  MILFORD                  REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        06/27/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CT |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  0613611-01            AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/27/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MICHAEL MODES        R1      |
|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  STUART KORCHIN               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |
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| HOSPITAL WASTE SET OFF TRASH DISPOSAL PORTAL ALARM                           |
|                                                                              |
| The Milford Hospital was contacted by the State of Connecticut Department of |
| Environmental Protection (DEP) that a trash truck hauling trash from the     |
| hospital set off the portal alarm on entry at the disposal site at           |
| Bridgeport, Connecticut.  DEP incident report number is 02-75.  The truck    |
| was returned to the hospital and the contents checked, 0.025 millirem/hour   |
| was measured at the truck.  Tc-99m was found contained in patient waste,     |
| which had been properly and legally disposed of.  The trash will be held for |
| decay at the hospital before being sent back to the waste disposal site.     |
|                                                                              |
| The hospital will be contacting NRC Region 1.                                |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39023       |
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| FACILITY: FT CALHOUN               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/27/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NE |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:02[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE                               |EVENT DATE:        06/27/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:33[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RANDY CADE                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/27/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |WILLIAM JOHNSON      R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ASHU 50.72(b)(2)(i)      PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |
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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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| TS REQUIRED SHUTDOWN INITIATED DUE TO LOSS OF CONTROL ROOM AIR
CONDITIONING  |
|                                                                              |
| "At 10:21 the standby control room HVAC unit, VA-46A, was started due to     |
| rising Control Room (CR) temperatures. The running CR HVAC unit, VA-46B, was |
| declared inoperable due to its inability to maintain CR temperature. TS      |
| 2.1.2 paragraph 2 was entered, 30 day LCO. At 10:33 it was determined that   |
| VA-46A was not cooling and it was declared inoperable. With both CR HVAC     |
| units inoperable, AOP-13-Loss Of Control room Air Conditioning, was entered  |
| and TS 2.0.1 was entered which requires 6 hours to be in Hot Shutdown. At    |
| 10:34 the electrical disconnect was reset on HVAC unit, VA-46B. Control Room |
| temperature was verified to be lowering at 10:40, 78 degrees F. Highest      |
| temperature in Control Room was 79 degrees F. At 11:00, VA-46B was verified  |
| to be operating normally with Control Room temperature continuing to lower.  |
| VA-46B was declared operable with CR temperature 74 degrees F and lowering.  |
| TS 2.0.1 was exited with no power reduction occurring. AOP-13, Loss Of       |
| Control Room Air Conditioning Abnormal Operating Procedure was exited also.  |
| We remain in TS 2.12.2 for VA-46A (30 day LCO) with maintenance ongoing for  |
| VA-46A. Current CR temperature at 12:10 is 72 degrees F."                    |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident inspector was notified.                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39024       |
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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/27/2002|
|    UNIT:  [2] [3] []                STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:20[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/27/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:10[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MARK LEONE                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/27/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MICHAEL MODES        R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |CHRIS GRIMES         NRR     |
|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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|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| OPERABLE EP SIRENS  BELOW MINIMUM NUMBER AT INDIAN POINT                     |
|                                                                              |
| Two counties located in the emergency planning zone went below the minimum   |
| number of operable EP sirens.  Westchester County had 12 sirens inoperable   |
| out of a total of 77 sirens.  Orange County had approximately 8 sirens not   |
| working out of a total of 16.  The minimum number operable criteria is 90%   |
| operating out of the total number in each county. The licensee attributed    |
| the inoperable sirens due to a storm that passed through the area yesterday. |
| Compensatory measures were in place including route alerting.                |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector was notified.                                     |
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