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Event Notification Report for August 14, 2002

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           08/13/2002 - 08/14/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39126  39127  39129  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39126       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/13/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [4] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:21[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/13/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:51[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFFREY FOX                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/13/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MARK LESSER          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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|                                                   |                          |
|4     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOSS OF EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT CAPABILITY DUE TO EQUIPMENT FAILURE             |
|                                                                              |
| "Loss of Unit 4 Emergency Response Data System transmission capability.      |
| Unit 4 data could be sent via the Unit 3 transmission line, however, the     |
| simultaneous data transmission capability from both units is inoperable.     |
| Troubleshooting revealed a defective modem.  Repair plan in progress."       |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will inform the NRC Resident Inspector.                         |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39127       |
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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/13/2002|
|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:39[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/13/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:58[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SEAN EAGLETON                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/13/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |GLENN MEYER          R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |TIM MCGINTY          IRO     |
|NONR                     OTHER UNSPEC REQMNT    |DON COOL             NMSS    |
|                                                |TERRY REIS           NRR     |
|                                                |FACSIMILE            DOE     |
|                                                |FACSIMILE            NRC     |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| TRANSPORTATION EVENT INVOLVING CONTAMINATED TOOLS                            |
|                                                                              |
| A truck transporting radioactive material consisting of contaminated tools   |
| to Indian Point Unit 2 struck a bridge overpass causing damage to a tool     |
| container. None of the material (tools) in the container were released from  |
| the container. The licensee reported that the bill-of-laden indicted that    |
| the truck had a contact reading of 50 millirem/hour and 5 millirem           |
| peripheral reading. The event occurred about 2 miles north of the Indian     |
| Point site on Rt. 9. There were no reported injuries and no continuing       |
| danger exists.                                                               |
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| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector. Local law enforcement      |
| (Peekskill Police Department) was also notified.                             |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39129       |
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| REP ORG:  METRO TRANSIT                        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/13/2002|
|LICENSEE:  CRAIG TESTING LABORATORIES, INC      |NOTIFICATION TIME: 22:15[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ARLINGTON                REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        08/13/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  VA |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/13/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MARK LESSER          R2      |
|                                                |JOHN KINNEMAN        R1      |
+------------------------------------------------+TIM MCGINTY          IRO     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  OFFICER RAY                  |C.W. (BILL) REAMER   NMSS    |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |BETH HAYDEN          PA      |
+------------------------------------------------+NEIL SHEEHAN         PA      |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| TROXLER GAUGE WAS LEFT AT A CONSTRUCTION SITE AT THE PENTAGON                |
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| A Metro Transit police officer noticed a plastic container at a construction |
| site at the Pentagon which gave him a reading of 4 on his radiation          |
| detection pager.  This item turned out to be a Troxler gauge which was       |
| stored in a box near the construction fence at the Pentagon.   The           |
| Arlington, Va. hazmat team responded and measured 369 microR at the device   |
| and secured it.  The responsible licensee is Craig Testing Laboratories Inc. |
| located in Region 1.                                                         |
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