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Event Notification Report for November 8, 2002


                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           11/07/2002 - 11/08/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39346  39350  39351  39353  39354  39355  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39346       |
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| REP ORG:  CALIFORNIA RADIATION CONTROL PRGM    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/06/2002|
|LICENSEE:  SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CO|NOTIFICATION TIME: 00:25[EST]|
|    CITY:  San Diego                REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        09/30/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:             [PST]|
|LICENSE#:  CA 2290-37            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/06/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |CHARLES MARSCHALL    R4      |
|                                                |DON COOL             NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERT GREGER                |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| TWO SEALED CESIUM SOURCES INADVERTENTLY SHIPPED WITH VEHICLES                |
|                                                                              |
| " SAIC  [Science Applications International Corp.] sold two Mobile VACIS     |
| trucks to the Department of the Army-SECOM. The Mobile Vehicle and Cargo     |
| Inspection System (VACIS) is a truck-mounted gamma-ray imaging system        |
| designed to non-intrusively inspect the contents of trucks, containers,      |
| cargo and passenger vehicles for explosive devices and/or contraband.        |
|                                                                              |
| "Each Mobile VACIS truck contains one 1.6 Ci Cs-137 sealed source. The       |
| trucks were to be shipped first, then the Cs-137 sealed sources were to be   |
| shipped later. However on September 30, 2002, the trucks were shipped with   |
| the sealed sources inside by mistake without the proper DOT paperwork and    |
| marking/labeling. This mistake was not discovered until November 5, 2002,    |
| when SAIC prepared to ship the sources. They then discovered that the        |
| sources were inside the trucks that had been shipped previously. The trucks  |
| were shipped first to Houston by ground and then overseas by ocean carrier.  |
| The two shipping companies involved are US Freight and Saudi Arabia          |
| Shipping. SAIC has faxed all DOT shipping information to the carrier. The    |
| shipment is not due to arrive in port until November 15, 2002. The company   |
| plans to have a representative meet the shipment when it arrives at port.    |
|                                                                              |
| "According to SAIC, the sources are in type A containers that are locked.    |
| SAIC has the key in their possession- without this key the sources cannot be |
| removed. The highest reading on the truck found during the package survey    |
| prior to shipment was 50 microR/hour."                                       |
|                                                                              |
| The State of California has notified NRC Region 4 (Linda McLean) of this     |
| event.                                                                       |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39350       |
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| REP ORG:  WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY               |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/07/2002|
|LICENSEE:  WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY               |NOTIFICATION TIME: 08:17[EST]|
|    CITY:  DETROIT                  REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        11/06/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MI |EVENT TIME:        09:00[EST]|
|LICENSE#:  210074108             AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/07/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MONTE PHILLIPS       R3      |
|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MARY SVOBODA                 |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BLO2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |
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| PHOSPHORUS 32 SOURCES INADVERTENTLY SENT TO LANDFILL WITH TRASH              |
|                                                                              |
| On 11/06/02 at approximately 0600 EDT a Wayne State University custodian     |
| mistakenly picked up two shielded 250 microcurie P 32 sources and disposed   |
| of them as trash. The trash and sources were subsequently disposed of at a   |
| landfill site. The university Office of Environmental Health and Safety      |
| contacted the landfill operator to try to locate the sources but was told    |
| that the pit in which it would have been placed had been covered over. The   |
| sources were used by the university for bio-med research. The licensee plans |
| to notify the State of Michigan of this event.                               |
|                                                                              |
| * * * * UPDATE FROM MARY SVOBODA TO MIKE RIPLEY 1533 EST 11/7/02 * * *       |
|                                                                              |
| On 11/07/02 at 1533 EST, the licensee updated the initial information        |
| stating that the radioactive material was in the form of two vials of P 32   |
| rather than sealed sources.  In addition, the material was placed in the     |
| dumpster between 0200 and 0700 EST on 11/06/02, and the landfill site is     |
| located in Riverview, MI.  The licensee is forwarding a written report to    |
| Region 3.  Notified NMSS (D. Broaddus) and R3DO (M. Phillips).               |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39351       |
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| FACILITY: CALVERT CLIFFS           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MD |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:22[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        11/07/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:30[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BRUCE SHICK                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |LAWRENCE DOERFLEIN   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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| POSITIVE INDICATION OF COLIFORM IN WATER SAMPLING                            |
|                                                                              |
| Water sampling taken from the office cleaning facility indicated positive on |
| total coliform bacteria. Fecal coliform results were negative. Chlorine      |
| residuals established at the time of the sample have been reverified and the |
| licensee believes it was in the sample analysis. Back-up sampling will be    |
| taken tomorrow, 11/8/02, and send for sampling verification.                 |
|                                                                              |
| The Licensee notified the Maryland Department of the Environment and the NRC |
| Resident Inspector.                                                          |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39353       |
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| FACILITY: BYRON                    REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:42[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        11/07/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:47[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MIKE WINTER                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MONTE PHILLIPS       R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)  VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUAT|                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
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| AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP ON OVER TEMPERATURE DELTA-TEMPERATURE                 |
|                                                                              |
| "Unit 1 automatically tripped on over-temperature delta-temperature reactor  |
| trip signal at 1247.  All control rods fully inserted.  The 1A auxiliary     |
| feedwater pump was manually started to supply the steam generator, and the   |
| 1B auxiliary feedwater pump started automatically on Low-2 Steam generator   |
| level [18%].  The cause of the transient was apparently a turbine            |
| malfunction.  Pressurizer power operated relief valves opened automatically  |
| to lower reactor coolant pressure, and were successfully reclosed.  Steam    |
| generator relief valves also opened to lower steam pressure, and reclosed.   |
| The plant has been stabilized at normal zero power temperature and pressure  |
| per emergency procedures."                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The Licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                        |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39354       |
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| FACILITY: CRYSTAL RIVER            REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:58[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] B&W-L-LP                         |EVENT DATE:        11/07/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:39[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BERRY FOSTER                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHARLES R. OGLE      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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|3     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
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| AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP DUE TO TURBINE TRIP                                   |
|                                                                              |
| "Reactor trip believed to be the result of 500KV switchyard maintenance.     |
| One Main generator output breaker was open for maintenance prior to the      |
| trip, and when the second output breaker opened, the main turbine tripped    |
| causing the plant to trip.  Emergency Operating Procedure 2, Vital Systems   |
| Status Verification has been completed satisfactorily.  Emergency Operating  |
| Procedure 10, Post Trip Stabilization, has also been completed               |
| satisfactorily.  The root cause of the trip is unknown at this time."        |
|                                                                              |
| All control rods fully inserted.  Steam generator reliefs lifted to relieve  |
| steam pressure, and reclosed.  No pressure operated relief valve lifted.     |
|                                                                              |
| Licensee notified NRC resident inspector.                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39355       |
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| FACILITY: SOUTH TEXAS              REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/07/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:16[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        11/01/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:27[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BOB BRINKLEY                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/07/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHARLES MARSCHALL    R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINV 50.73(a)(1)         INVALID SPECIF SYSTEM A|                             |
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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          N       0        Refueling Shutdow|0        Refueling Shutdow|
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| INVALID SPECIFIED SYSTEM ACTUATION DUE TO POST MAINTENANCE TESTING           |
|                                                                              |
| "Per 10CFR50.73(a)(1), we make the following report under                    |
| 10CFR50.73(a)(2)(iv)(A)                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "At 1727 on 11/01/02, while performing Solid State Protection System         |
| Post-Modification Testing (PMT), a fault in Logic Train R resulted in an     |
| invalid Train A Safety Injection (SI) actuation signal, Containment          |
| Ventilation Isolation (CVI), and Containment Phase A isolation.              |
|                                                                              |
| "We provide the following information:                                       |
| (a) The specific train and systems that were actuated: Train 'A'  Safety     |
| Injection signal resulted in actuation of ESF Diesel Generator 21,           |
| Containment Isolation Phase 'A', Containment Ventilation Isolation and other |
| designated equipment designed to start on a safety injection signal.         |
| (b) Whether each train actuation was complete or partial: This actuation     |
| signal only affected Train 'A' and was complete.                             |
| (c) Whether or not the system started and functioned successfully: All       |
| affected systems functioned properly."                                       |
|                                                                              |
| The Licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                        |
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