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Event Notification Report for September 9, 2002


                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           09/06/2002 - 09/09/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39171  39173  39174  

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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   39171       |
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| REP ORG:  MARYLAND RADIATION HEALTH PROGRAM    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/06/2002|
|LICENSEE:  MARYLAND REGIONAL CANCER CENTER      |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:30[EDT]|
|    CITY:  SILVER SPRINGS           REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        09/06/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MD |EVENT TIME:        12:40[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  MD-31-303-01          AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/06/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|                                                |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RAY MANDLEY                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| MARYLAND AGREEMENT STATE REPORT ON CANCER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT MALFUNCTION    |
|                                                                              |
| The Agreement State reported a malfunction of a cancer treatment machine     |
| made by Nucletron Corporation, model 105.999, serial number 31307.  The      |
| malfunction occurred at the end of a treatment session when the device       |
| emergency motor failed to return the source to the shielded position. The    |
| source got hung up in the guide tube. The radioactive source is 4.9 curies   |
| of IR-192. The source was manually cranked into the shielded position by the |
| medical physicist.  No personnel overexposure occurred.                      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39173       |
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| FACILITY: MILLSTONE                REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [] [3]                 STATE:  CT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:22[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] CE,[3] W-4-LP           |EVENT DATE:        09/07/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:06[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BRUCE PARRISH                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |
|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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|3     N          N       0        Hot Standby      |0        Hot Standby      |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF SHUTDOWN FOR          |
| REFUELING OUTAGE                                                             |
|                                                                              |
| "At approximately 0040 on September 7, 2002, Millstone Unit No, 3 was        |
| shutdown for a planned refueling and maintenance outage which is scheduled   |
| to last greater than 72 hours. This notification is made in accordance with  |
| reporting requirements imposed by the State of Connecticut. The shutdown is  |
| routine and was conducted in accordance with plant procedures and without    |
| incident. The NRC is being notified in accordance with the requirements of   |
| 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(xi) as this constitutes a report made to an outside         |
| agency."                                                                     |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.                                |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   39174       |
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| REP ORG:  US INSPECTIONS SERVICES              |NOTIFICATION DATE: 09/07/2002|
|LICENSEE:  US INSPECTIONS SERVICES              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:45[EDT]|
|    CITY:  LOUISVILLE               REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        09/07/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  KY |EVENT TIME:        06:30[CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  34-06943-02           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  09/08/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |
|                                                |DAVID HILLS          R3      |
+------------------------------------------------+TIM MCGINTY          IRO     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAMON LAMB                   |ROBERTA WARREN       IAT     |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+JOSEPH SHEA          EDO     |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BLO1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| STOLEN RADIOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE DEVICE                                          |
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| The licensee reported that one of their work trucks was stolen, which        |
| contained a radiographic device, from a worker's home located in Louisville, |
| Kentucky. The device was manufactured by Sentinel (AEA TECHNOLOGY) and       |
| contains a radioactive source of 90 curies of IR-192.  The exposure device   |
| serial number is B4175. The source serial number is 05970B.  The device was  |
| locked in the safe position.  The device is used to perform X-Rays of piping |
| welds.  The incident was reported to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office   |
| by the licensee.  The licensee has an NRC license from Indiana and was doing |
| work under reciprocity in Kentucky which is an Agreement state.  The         |
| licensee reported notifying the Agreement State, Kentucky.  Subsequently,    |
| the Jefferson's County Sheriff's office located the truck but the device was |
| missing.                                                                     |
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| ***UPDATE 1026 EDT 9/8/02 DAMON LAMB TO MIKE NORRIS***                       |
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| Device was recovered and has no damage to the device or locking mechanism.   |
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| Notified NSIR (Zimmerman, Warren, Tracy and McGinty), R2DO (Decker), R2IAT   |
| (Boland), R3DO (Hills), R3 IAT (Creed), NMSS (Federline and Cool), NMSS EO   |
| (Essig), EDO (Shea), PAO (Beecher) and OSP (Picone).                         |
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