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Event Notification Report for October 25, 2002



                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           10/24/2002 - 10/25/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39316  39317  39318  39319  39320  39321  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39316       |
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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/24/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 04:48[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        10/24/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:22[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CALVIN WARD                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/24/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ROBERT HAAG          R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     M/R        Y       7        Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| UNIT 1 MANUALLY TRIPPED DUE TO DECREASING STEAM GENERATOR WATER LEVEL        |
|                                                                              |
| "While performing a Plant Startup, following a refueling outage, a manual    |
| reactor trip was initiated due to decreasing Steam Generator Level. The trip |
| occurred at 0122 hours.  A main feedwater pump was being placed in service   |
| just prior to the trip.  The auxiliary Feedwater system was placed in        |
| service per plant procedures. The cause for decreasing S/G level is being    |
| investigated."                                                               |
|                                                                              |
| All rods fully inserted.                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39317       |
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| FACILITY: HADDAM NECK              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/24/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  CT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:28[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        10/24/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:25[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN BOWER                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/24/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |FRANK COSTELLO       R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(xi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
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|                                                |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Decommissioned   |0        Decommissioned   |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO STATE AGENCY DUE TO SMALL OIL SPILL ONSITE           |
|                                                                              |
| The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, both the Duty office |
| and Oil/Spill Unit, was notified of a minor hydraulic oil spill              |
| (approximately 1 gallon) occurring onsite.  The spill is contained with      |
| cleanup in progress.  The licensee will inform the NRC resident inspector.   |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   39318       |
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| REP ORG:  US ARMY                              |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/24/2002|
|LICENSEE:  US ARMY                              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:04[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ABERDEEN                 REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        10/24/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MD |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  19-30563-01           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/24/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |FRANK COSTELLO       R1      |
|                                                |ANTHONY GODY         R4      |
+------------------------------------------------+FRED BROWN           NMSS    |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOYCE KUYKENDAL              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BLO1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTOR DISCOVERED MISSING DURING INSPECTION                 |
|                                                                              |
| An M43A1 Chemical Agent Detector, serial #Z03-D-11181, containing 300        |
| microcuries of Americium-241, serial #Z03-C-10528, was discovered missing    |
| during a program inspection the week of 14 October, 2002,  at the Jackson    |
| National Guard Armory in Portland, OR.  The National Guard Unit will conduct |
| a complete inventory of detectors the weekend of 1 November, 2002, during    |
| their next scheduled drill.                                                  |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   39319       |
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| REP ORG:  TESTWELL LABORATORIES, INC.          |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/24/2002|
|LICENSEE:  TESTWELL LABORATORIES, INC.          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:21[EDT]|
|    CITY:  WOODBRIDGE               REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        10/24/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NJ |EVENT TIME:        06:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  31-30653-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/24/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |FRANK COSTELLO       R1      |
|                                                |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  STEPHEN LATUS                |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BLO1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| TROXLER GAUGE STOLEN FROM VEHICLE                                            |
|                                                                              |
| A Troxler Gauge Model 3430, serial #20134, belonging to Testwell             |
| Laboratories, Inc., was stolen from the inspector's vehicle parked overnight |
| at his residence in Jersey City, NJ.  The RSO estimates that the theft       |
| occurred between 2200 hours on 10/23 and 0600 hours on 10/24/02.  The gauge  |
| contains two (2) sources; 8 millicuries of Cs-137 and 40 millicuries of      |
| Americium-241:Be.                                                            |
|                                                                              |
| At approximately 0830 hours on 10/24/02, the RSO received a call from the    |
| Jersey City Police Department that the stolen gauge was found on the         |
| sidewalk at the intersection of Orchard and Crawford street.  The RSO        |
| arrived on scene and recovered the device at 0930 hours.  Due to the number  |
| of agencies responding (3-4) to the scene and discussions of the potential   |
| for a three (3) block evacuation, the RSO is anticipating media interest.    |
| There is no visible damage to the recovered device.                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed NRC Region I (Lodhi).  The Jersey City PD file case    |
| number is 217013.                                                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39320       |
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| FACILITY: CRYSTAL RIVER            REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/24/2002|
|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:10[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] B&W-L-LP                         |EVENT DATE:        10/24/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:25[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GUY McCULLUM                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/24/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ROBERT HAAG          R2      |
|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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE - GREEN SEA        |
| TURTLE.                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A green sea turtle was recovered from Crystal River Unit 3 intake at         |
| approximately 01:00 on 10/24.  Subsequent to the turtle's recovery it had    |
| died.  At 12:25, staff biologist in conjunction with Florida Fish and        |
| Wildlife Commission, determined that the death was causally related to       |
| station operations, and as such, is required to be reported to the National  |
| Marine Fisheries Service. This is the first causally related fatality for    |
| the current reporting period.                                                |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of the offsite notification by the   |
| licensee.                                                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39321       |
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| FACILITY: ARKANSAS NUCLEAR         REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/25/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  AR |NOTIFICATION TIME: 04:43[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] B&W-L-LP,[2] CE                  |EVENT DATE:        10/24/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        20:52[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAVID THOMPSON               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/25/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ANTHONY GODY         R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AMED 50.72(b)(3)(xii)    OFFSITE MEDICAL        |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
|                                                   |                          |
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| CONTAMINATED WORKER TRANSPORTED OFFSITE FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT                |
|                                                                              |
| "While working under the ANO-1 Reactor Vessel Head, an individual bumped his |
| head on a Control Rod Drive Lead Screw. The contact resulted in a 1-Inch     |
| laceration on the side of the head. The Emergency Medical Response Team was  |
| activated and responded to the scene. The Individual was conscious but       |
| dazed.  An initial survey for contamination was performed and was            |
| inconclusive due to background levels at the scene and due to a head brace   |
| which was placed on the individual as a precaution to guard against neck     |
| injury.  An ambulance was called to the site and the individual was          |
| transported with a ANO Health Physicist to Saint Mary's Regional Medical     |
| Center.  Additional surveying of the individual revealed that the            |
| individuals head was slightly contaminated at approximately 100 counts per   |
| minute above background and the backboard used in transport had              |
| approximately 150 counts per minute. The individual was decontaminated by    |
| ANO Health Physics personnel dispatched to the hospital.  All of the         |
| radioactive material was retrieved and returned to the site. The individual  |
| is in satisfactory condition and the wound required 3 stitches to close."    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will inform the state and has informed the NRC resident         |
| inspector.                                                                   |
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