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Event Notification Report for month day, 2003



                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           02/03/2003 - 02/04/2003

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39555  39557  39558  


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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39555       |
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| FACILITY: PERRY                    REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/03/2003|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  OH |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:36[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        02/03/2003|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:40[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FRED SMITH                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/03/2003|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  YAMIR DIAZ                   +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KENNETH RIEMER       R3      |
|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       70       Power Operation  |74       Power Operation  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO EXCEEDING DISCHARGE PERMIT LIMITS                |
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| "Notification made to other government agency, the EPA.                      |
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| "A telephone call was made at 09:40 am EST on 02/03/03 to the Ohio EPA North |
| East District Office to verify permit requirements for the 'Other            |
| Requirements' section, an independent section of the permit. Copper outfall  |
| of 44ug/l [micrograms/liter] exceeded limit of 38 ug/l [micrograms/liter].   |
|                                                                              |
| The following information was extracted from the licensee's facsimile        |
| report:                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "The copper sample for the plant outfall was above the Preliminary Effluent  |
| Limit (PEL) of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit.   |
| This sample is taken as part of the 'Other Requirements' section of the      |
| permit. This new sample requirement and PEL were added in July to gather     |
| data to determine if copper sampling will be added to future permits. The    |
| data would also be used to determine the actual effluent limit.  PNPP does   |
| not add any copper additive to the plant. It is believed that the copper     |
| increase from intake to outfall is from heat exchanger tubing using          |
| 'Admiral T Brass'  which contains copper. This high reading on outfall       |
| copper was due to an increase of lake water copper from the lake freezing."  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   39557       |
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| REP ORG:  JANX                                 |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/03/2003|
|LICENSEE:  JANX                                 |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:35[EST]|
|    CITY:  PARMA                    REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        12/31/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MI |EVENT TIME:             [EST]|
|LICENSE#:  21-16560-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/03/2003|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |KENNETH RIEMER       R3      |
|                                                |WAYNE HODGES         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  STEVE FLICKINGER             |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE RIPLEY                  |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BOV2 20.2202(b)(1)       PERS OVEREXPOSURE/TEDE |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PERSONNEL OVEREXPOSURE                                                       |
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| The Assistant RSO for JANX, Inc. reported that a radiographer working for    |
| JANX had, as of the end of 2002, received greater than 5 Rem occupational    |
| exposure for the year.  The total exposure was 5.81 Rem based on film badge  |
| up to December 2002 and pocket dosimetry for December 2002.  The employee    |
| began work for JANX in October 2002 but at that time no exposure information |
| for previous employment was available.  Film badge data of exposures         |
| received during employment with two other employers indicated an earlier     |
| 2002 exposure of 2.43 Rem.  This data was received by JANX on 1/31/03 at     |
| which time the overexposure was recognized.  The employee has been           |
| unemployed since mid-December 2002.                                          |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39558       |
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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/03/2003|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:51[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        02/03/2003|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:45[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAVE FIELDS                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/03/2003|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE RIPLEY                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KERRY LANDIS         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D)   ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
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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  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| CONTROL ROOM VENTILATION FILTER TRAIN INOPERABLE                             |
|                                                                              |
| "Plant identified a condition which could render the Unit 1 Control Room     |
| Ventilation Filter Train inoperable.  This filter train is designed to       |
| mitigate radiological conditions within the occupied Control Room during an  |
| accident.  A distorted cover was identified on ventilation ductwork which    |
| failed to provide an adequate seal.  The ductwork is under repair and        |
| investigation is in progress."                                               |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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