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Event Notification Report for January 10, 2003




                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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                              Event Reports For

                           01/09/2003 - 01/10/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39490  39494  39496  39497  



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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39490       |

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| REP ORG:  ARIZONA RADIATION REGULATORY AGENCY  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/06/2003|

|LICENSEE:  CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION AND TESTING  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:58[EST]|

|    CITY:  Tempe                    REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        01/06/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  AZ |EVENT TIME:        16:00[MST]|

|LICENSE#:  7-98                  AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/06/2003|

|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CHUCK CAIN           R4      |

|                                                |JOHN GREEVES         NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  AUBREY  V. GODWIN            |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT  - STOLEN MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE                      |

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| "At approximately 7:30 AM, January 6, 2003, the Agency [Arizona Radiation    |

| Regulatory Agency] received a voice mail message advising that a Troxler     |

| Model 3440 device, Serial Number 30391, was missing from 4440 West Mountain  |

| View Road, Glendale, AZ.  The device contains 8 millicuries of Cesium-137    |

| and 40 millicuries of Americium-241:Berylium.  The information supplied      |

| indicated that there is [evidence] that the device was stolen.  LICENSEE     |

| believes the source disappeared between 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM January 3, 2003. |

| Agency investigation indicates [that] the lock was cut and the device        |

| removed from the shipping case.  Glendale Police Department is also          |

| investigating this event, report number 03-972.                              |

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| "The LICENSEE and the Agency continue to investigate this event.             |

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| "The States of CA, CO, NV, NM, and UT and U.S. NRC and the U.S. FBI are      |

| being notified of this event.  Mexico is also being informed of this event." |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39494       |

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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/07/2003|

|LICENSEE:  SPECTRO INSTRUMENTS                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:32[EST]|

|    CITY:  MARBLE FALLS             REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        01/07/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        16:24[CST]|

|LICENSE#:  L02788                AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/2003|

|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CHUCK CAIN           R4      |

|                                                |E. WILLIAM BRACH     NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HELEN WATKINS                |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT ON LEAKING SOURCES                                    |

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| Texas Department of Health received a telephone notification from Spectro    |

| Instruments that two 50 microcurie Fe-55 sources were leaking.  Sources S/N  |

| 5069LG and S/N 6172LG were leak tested 0.4 microcuries and 0.13 microcuries  |

| respectively.                                                                |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39496       |

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| FACILITY: QUAD CITIES              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/09/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:47[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3                    |EVENT DATE:        01/09/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:40[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DARYL CLARK                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/09/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   +-----------------------------+

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ROGER LANKSBURY      R3      |

|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   |

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|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

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| RHR VALVE AUTOMATICALLY WENT CLOSED INSTEAD OF OPEN DURING TESTING           |

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| "At 0540 hours CST on 1/9/03 during the performance of QCOS 1000-09 (RHR     |

| Power Operated Valve Test), the RHR Injection Valve 2-1001-29A automatically |

| closed upon achieving the full open position. Group II isolation relays for  |

| both the 2-1001-29A and 2-1001-29B valves were discovered energized, which   |

| would cause these injection valves to close thereby prohibiting the low      |

| pressure injection function for both RHR subsystems (note that no Group II   |

| isolation signal was present). As such, Technical Specifications 3.5.1       |

| Condition D was entered. The isolation logic relays were reset (deenergized) |

| at 0625 CST and the 2-1001-29A and 2-1001-29B valves were satisfactorily     |

| cycled. Technical Specifications 3.5.1 Condition D has been exited. A prompt |

| investigation is in progress.                                                |

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| "The notification is being made in accordance with 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(V)."     |

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| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.                                |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39497       |

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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/09/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [3] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:55[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/03/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:00[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAN LYON                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/09/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   +-----------------------------+

+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |RICHARD CONTE        R1      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|DDDD 73.71(b)(1)         SAFEGUARDS REPORTS     |                             |

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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          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

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| UNCOMPENSATED SECURITY GUARD DEGRADATION FOR 1 HOUR                          |

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| Immediate compensatory measures were taken upon discovery. The licensee      |

| notified the resident inspector. Refer to the HOO log for additional         |

| details.                                                                     |

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