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Event Notification Report for January 27, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           01/24/2003 - 01/27/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



38513  39528  39531  39532  39535  39536  39537  



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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38513       |

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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/23/2001|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:30[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        11/23/2001|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:10[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHARLIE PIKE                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/25/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CAUDLE JULIAN        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   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO FLORIDA STATE INVOLVING RECOVERED SEA TURTLE FROM    |

| UNIT 1 INTAKE STRUCTURE                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| "A sea turtle with no external injuries but appearing to be distressed was   |

| recovered from the Unit 1 Intake Structure.  The State Stranding Coordinator |

| for sea turtles has been contacted."                                         |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 11/23/01 AT 1255EST FROM CHARLIE PIKE TO S. SANDIN * * *        |

|                                                                              |

| "Turtle has died."                                                           |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee informed both the State of Florida and the NRC Resident         |

| Inspector.                                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 1413EST ON 12/3/01 FROM JACK BREEN TO FANGIE JONES * * *        |

|                                                                              |

| At approximately 1215 EST on 12/3/01, a report was made to the Florida       |

| Department of Fish and Wildlife concerning the recovery of an injured sea    |

| turtle from the plant's intake canal.  The turtle was a green sea turtle in  |

| the intake canal that appeared distressed and looked to have a wound from a  |

| boat motor on its back.  It will be transferred to the State for             |

| rehabilitation.                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee plans to notify the NRC resident inspector.  Notified           |

| R2DO(MacAlpine).                                                             |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 1333EST ON 12/15/01 FROM JACK BREEN TO JOHN MACKINNON * * *     |

|                                                                              |

| At approximately 1215 EST on 12/15/01, a report was made to the Florida      |

| Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to pick up a Green   |

| Turtle for rehabilitation. The Green Turtle was taken from the plant's       |

| intake canal, and the turtle appears to have shark bites.                    |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee plans to notify the NRC resident inspector.  Notified R2DO      |

| (Chuck Ogle).                                                                |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 1450EST ON 01/06/02 FROM TULLIDGE TO JOHN MACKINNON * * *       |

|                                                                              |

| At 1350EST, a notification to the State of Florida Department of Fish and    |

| Wildlife Conservation Commission was made due to finding an injured          |

| Loggerhead sea turtle in Unit 1 intake. The sea turtle was transported       |

| offsite for rehabilitation. R2DO (Tom Decker) notified.                      |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| ***UPDATE 1330EST ON 4/23/02 FROM JACK BREEN TO RICH LAURA***                |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee rescued a  Loggerhead sea turtle from the intake canal.  The    |

| Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified, and the      |

| turtle was turned over for rehabilitation.                                   |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was informed.  Notified R2DO (B. Bonser).         |

|                                                                              |

| ***UPDATE 1241EDT ON 5/29/02 FROM DAVE WILLIAMS TO RICHARD LAURA***          |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee reported that an offsite notification was made to the Florida   |

| Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission concerning the discovery of a live |

| loggerhead sea turtle found in the plant's intake canal.  The turtle was     |

| lethargic and was sent for rehabilitation.                                   |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was informed.  Notified R2DO (K. Landis).         |

|                                                                              |

| ***** UPDATE AT 1125 EDT ON 06/01/02 FROM CHARLES MARPLE TO LEIGH TROCINE    |

| *****                                                                        |

|                                                                              |

| The following text is a portion of a facsimile received from the licensee:   |

|                                                                              |

| "At 1020 on 06/01/02, a notification was made to the Florida Fish and        |

| Wildlife Conservation Commission regarding a weak and emaciated Loggerhead   |

| turtle found in the plant intake barrier net.  The turtle will be sent       |

| off-site to the Marine Life Center for Rehabilitation."                      |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.  The NRC operations        |

| officer notified the R2DO (Kerry Landis).                                    |

|                                                                              |

| *****UPDATE AT 11:53 EDT ON 6/2/02 FROM MARPLE TO LAURA******                |

|                                                                              |

| "A notification was made to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation       |

| Commission regarding a dead small green sea turtle found in the tangle net.  |

| The turtle will be maintained on ice for a postmortem examination."          |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC resident inspector was notified. Notified R2DO (K. Landis)           |

|                                                                              |

| *****UPDATE AT 12:45 EDT ON 7/18/02 FROM BREEN TO LAURA******                |

|                                                                              |

| A notification was made to the State regarding a dead green sea turtle that  |

| was removed from the intake canal.                                           |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC resident inspector will be notified.                                 |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (C. Payne                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| ***UPDATE AT 1045 EDT ON 10/20/02 FROM KORTH TO NORRIS***                    |

|                                                                              |

| A Loggerhead turtle was retrieved from the plant's intake canal.  The turtle |

| was in need of rehabilitation.  Per the plant's turtle permit, the Florida   |

| Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) was notified at 0927 EDT.   |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.                                |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (Barr)                                                         |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE AT 1338 EDT ON 10/22/02 FROM KELLY KORTH TO GERRY WAIG * * *    |

|                                                                              |

| A Loggerhead turtle was retrieved from the plant's intake canal.  The turtle |

| was in need of rehabilitation.  Per the plant's turtle permit, the Florida   |

| Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) was notified at 1250 EDT.   |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector will be notified by the licensee.                 |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (Bob Haag)                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 11/22/2002 @ 1821 BY FIELDS TO GOULD * * *                   |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the Florida Department of Environmental Protection of  |

| the recovery of a distressed loggerhead sea turtle from their intake canal.  |

| The turtle was taken to a rehabilitation facility.                           |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident inspector will be notified.  Notified R2DO (David Ayres).   |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE AT 1320 EST ON 12/16/02 FROM BILL PARKS TO GERRY WAIG * * *     |

|                                                                              |

| "On 12-16-02, two loggerhead turtles were retrieved from the plant's intake  |

| canal. The turtles were determined to be in need of rehabilitation. The      |

| injuries to the turtles are not causal to plant operation. Per the plant's   |

| turtle permit, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC)  |

| was notified at 1230 EST. This non-emergency notification is being made      |

| pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi) due to the notification of FWCC."         |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident inspector will be notified.  Notified R2DO (Mike Ernstes).  |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE AT 1350 EST ON 1/25/03 FROM DAVE FIELDS TO MIKE RIPLEY * * *    |

|                                                                              |

| "The State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection was notified    |

| that an injured juvenile loggerhead sea turtle was retrieved from the plant  |

| intake canal.  The turtle was sent to a rehabilitation facility."            |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident inspector will be notified.  Notified R2DO (Ken Barr).      |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39528       |

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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/21/2003|

|LICENSEE:  FUGRO SOUTH                          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:10[EST]|

|    CITY:  HOLLYWOOD PARK           REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        01/20/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        16:30[CST]|

|LICENSE#:  L03875-002            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/21/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |GREG PICK            R4      |

|                                                |TOM ESSIG            NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM OGDEN                    |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 |                             |

+------------------------------------------------+                             |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LOST AND SUBSEQUENTLY  FOUND TROXLER MOISTURE       |

| DENSITY GAUGE                                                                |

|                                                                              |

| The following information was received from the Texas Department of Health,  |

| Bureau of Radiation Control, Incident Investigation Group via facsimile:     |

|                                                                              |

| "Driver/Operator was at construction site on north side of San Antonio.      |

| Reported that he placed the gauge, without transport case, on the tailgate   |

| of his company pickup and completed his paperwork in the cab.  When [he]     |

| completed [the paperwork], he forgot the gauge was still sitting on the      |

| tailgate and drove off from the site.   Approximately 300 feet down the      |

| access road to Loop 1604, he realized that he had not put his gauge away.    |

| To return to the site, he had to loop around several access roads to get     |

| back to the area.  When he arrived back at the construction site, he could   |

| not locate the gauge.  He called his company for assistance.  The company    |

| sent other employees to search the entire area without result and then       |

| reported the gauge missing to both the Hollywood Park and San Antonio Police |

| Departments.  In a call to the Agency [Texas Department of Health] at        |

| approximately 7:30 a.m. on January 21, 2003, it was reported that they       |

| believe the gauge was found by another contractor who was also departing the |

| site the night before.  It is believed that the gauge was put into the back  |

| of [the other contractor's] truck.  The gauge is a Troxler 3440, Serial      |

| Number 30433, with two sealed sources: Cs-137, 8 millicuries, Serial Number  |

| 750-4901: and Am-241/Be, 40 millicuries, Serial Number 47-27488.  The        |

| Radiation Safety Officer called at 10:53 a.m. on January 21, 2003, saying    |

| the gauge was recovered at the construction site at 7:30 a.m. this morning   |

| (01/21/2003) from another contractor who had found it onsite.  The           |

| construction superintendent, when notified at home on the evening on January |

| 20, 2003, had located the contractor who found the gauge, and arranged for   |

| the pickup this morning.  The RSO did not have full details but has the      |

| gauge back in his possession.  The gauge was visually inspected for damage   |

| and no apparent damage was noted.  Radiation levels were normal for the      |

| gauge. However, a leak test was performed on the gauge.  Results are         |

| pending.  Both Police Departments have been notified of the recovery.  It is |

| not known if the helicopter flight was performed during the hours of         |

| darkness. [Hollywood Park Police notified the FBI and arranged for a         |

| helicopter to search for the gauge with infrared equipment.]"                |

|                                                                              |

| The vehicle was a company pick-up truck. (No description given or known by   |

| reporting official.)                                                         |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39531       |

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| FACILITY: MCGUIRE                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/24/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 08:32[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/24/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:45[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KEN HOFFMAN                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/24/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE NORRIS                  +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KEN BARR             R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|AIND 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D)   ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|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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| FAILURE OF ALL REFUELING WATER STORAGE TANK LEVEL INDICATORS                 |

|                                                                              |

| "Event or condition that at time of discovery could have prevented the       |

| fulfillment of the safety function (FWST [Refueling Water Storage Tank] Auto |

| Swap over).                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "Refueling Water Tank Level indication for all three channels failed high    |

| due to failure of automatic heat tracing which resulted in instrument lines  |

| freezing.  Exited condition at 0342 hours on 1/24/03."                       |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector will be notified.                                 |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39532       |

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| FACILITY: HATCH                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/24/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  GA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:23[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        01/24/2003|

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

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BARRY D. COLEMAN             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/24/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KEN BARR             R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| LOSS ENS AND OFFSITE COMMUNICATION                                           |

|                                                                              |

| "A major telephone line between Plant Hatch and Uvalda [GA] was damaged      |

| (cut) causing a major loss of communication system.                          |

|                                                                              |

| "The ENS was inoperable, but the NRC could be notified by commercial line.   |

| The Prompt Notification (NOAA radios) was inoperable.  Approximately one     |

| half of the ability to call offsite was lost (one half of the lines).        |

|                                                                              |

| "Note: The Prompt Notification System (NOAA radios) were returned to service |

| at 1115 [EST].  Total out of service time was 45 minutes."                   |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| * * * * UPDATE RECEIVED VIA FAX AT 1601 EST ON 1/24/03 FROM BARRY COLEMAN TO |

| MIKE RIPLEY * * * *                                                          |

|                                                                              |

| "We have a new update from Bell South. The line that was cut was not between |

| the plant and Uvalda [GA].  They're repairing the cable now and expect all   |

| circuits to be restored by 4:00 PM.  Apparently, some land clearing crews    |

| were working near the buried fiber between the plant and Baxley [GA] and     |

| severed BellSouth's fiber.                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| "NOAA Problem - NOAA was already running on the secondary transmitter fed    |

| from Baxley.  When the Baxley feed was cut this morning, the whole system    |

| shut down because the primary transmitter (fed from Brunswick) was already   |

| in error mode, for reasons unknown to us.  We powered the entire system down |

| and it started transmitting on the primary Brunswick feed as it should have  |

| been."                                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.  Notified R2 DO (K. Barr). |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39535       |

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| FACILITY: SURRY                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/25/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:25[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/25/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        07:00[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ALISON MacKELLAR             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/25/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KEN BARR             R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |

|AESF 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)  VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUAT|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|1     A/R        Y       25       Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |

|                                                   |                          |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| UNIT 1 EXPERIENCED AN AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP ON LO-LO STEAM GENERATOR WATER  |

| LEVEL                                                                        |

|                                                                              |

| "At 0700 hours, with Surry Power Station Unit 1 at 25% reactor power during  |

| power ascension, an automatic reactor trip was generated due to 2/3 channels |

| on 'B' S/G Lo-Lo Level.                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| "All control rods fully inserted into the core as designed. Borated as       |

| necessary to ensure adequate shutdown margin. The shutdown margin for Unit 1 |

| was determined to be satisfactory.  'A' and 'B' motor driven auxiliary       |

| feedwater pumps automatically initiated as designed on low low steam         |

| generator level following the trip. The turbine driven auxiliary feedwater   |

| pump tripped.   All three Main Steam Trip Valves were manually closed due to |

| the primary RCS cooldown. Primary RCS temperature decreased to approximately |

| 526 degrees.  Currently RCS temperature is stable at 547 degrees on the      |

| Secondary Power Operated Relief Valves.                                      |

|                                                                              |

| "No primary safety or power operated relief valves were actuated during the  |

| event.  No indication of primary to secondary leakage exists, therefore no   |

| adverse radiological consequences resulted from this event.                  |

|                                                                              |

| "All electrical busses remained energized following the trip and all         |

| emergency diesel generators are operable. There were no radiation releases   |

| due to this event, nor were there any personnel injuries or contamination    |

| events. The cause of the event is being investigated.                        |

|                                                                              |

| "Unit 1 is currently at Hot Shutdown with RCS temperature being maintained   |

| at approximately 547 degrees.                                                |

|                                                                              |

| 'Unit 2 was not affected by this event and remains stable at 100% power      |

| operations.                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "This event is being reported in accordance with 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(iv) and    |

| 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(iv)."                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| Operators were in the process of transitioning between manual and automatic  |

| S/G water level control when the automatic trip occurred.  The licensee will |

| investigate the cause of the automatic turbine driven auxiliary feedwater    |

| pump trip.                                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.                            |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39536       |

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| FACILITY: SURRY                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/25/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:35[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/25/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:14[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN DUFF                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/25/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE RIPLEY                  +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KEN BARR             R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |HERB BERKOW          NRR     |

|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|                             |

|AESF 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)  VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUAT|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|                                                   |                          |

|2     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| UNIT 2 EXPERIENCED AN AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP DUE TO A MAIN GENERATOR TRIP    |

|                                                                              |

| "At 1414 hours, with Surry Power Station Unit 2 at 100% reactor power an     |

| automatic reactor trip was generated due to a main generator trip. The main  |

| generator tripped due to a differential lockout.                             |

|                                                                              |

| "Individual rod position indications (IRPI) for three control rods indicated |

| between 11 and 20 steps following the trip.  An emergency boration was       |

| initiated followed by a normal boration in accordance with station           |

| procedures to ensure adequate shutdown margin. The shutdown margin for Unit  |

| 2 was determined to be satisfactory. All other control rod indications fully |

| inserted into the core as designed. The three IRPIs that initially did not   |

| indicate fully inserted slowly drifted to less that 10 steps.                |

|                                                                              |

| "All three auxiliary feedwater pumps automatically initiated as designed on  |

| low low steam generator level following the trip.  Currently RCS temperature |

| is stable at 547 degrees and being controlled by condenser steam dump        |

| valves. No primary or secondary safety or power operated relief valves were  |

| actuated during the event. No indications of primary to secondary leakage    |

| exist.                                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| "All electrical busses transferred properly following the trip and all       |

| emergency diesel generators are operable. At the time of the Unit 2 reactor  |

| trip, Surry Unit 1 was off-line due to a previous trip. Load shed occurred   |

| on the station service busses as designed. As a result of the load shed      |

| signal, the Surry Unit 1 "A" Main Feed Pump tripped. The Unit 1 "B" Main     |

| Feed Pump had previously been shut down. This resulted in a loss of both     |

| Main Feed Pumps on Unit 1 and restarted the Unit 1 Motor Driven Auxiliary    |

| Feedwater Pumps.                                                             |

|                                                                              |

| "There were no radiation releases due to this event, nor were there any      |

| personnel injuries or contamination events. The cause of the Unit 2 trip is  |

| being investigated.                                                          |

|                                                                              |

| "Unit 2 is currently at Hot Shutdown with RCS temperature being maintained   |

| at approximately 547 degrees. Unit 1 is also at Hot Shutdown with RCS        |

| temperature being maintained at approximately 547 degrees.                   |

|                                                                              |

| "This event is being reported in accordance with 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(iv) and    |

| 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(iv)."                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee is investigating the cause of the main generator trip.  The     |

| licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                                |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39537       |

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| FACILITY: COOK                     REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/26/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:21[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/26/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:17[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHARLES ARCHEY               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/26/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  +-----------------------------+

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHRISTINE LIPA       R3      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ASHU 50.72(b)(2)(i)      PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |

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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  |55       Power Operation  |

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| PLANT SHUTDOWN REQUIRED  BY TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS                         |

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| "Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 2 Technical Specification 3.8.1.1.b requires two    |

| separate and independent diesel generators to be operable.  Action b         |

| specifies [that] if one diesel is inoperable, then 'restore diesel           |

| generators to OPERABLE status within 72 hours or be in at least HOT STANDBY  |

| within the next 6 hours and in COLD SHUTDOWN within the following 30 hours.' |

| Unit 2 diesel generator 2-OME-150-CD (Unit 2 CD diesel generator) has been   |

| inoperable since 04:00 on January 23, 2003 for scheduled maintenance.        |

| During post-maintenance testing, diesel load fluctuations occurred which     |

| continued to render the diesel inoperable.  Diagnostic testing continues on  |

| the Unit 2 CD diesel generator.  When it became evident operability of the   |

| Unit 2 CD diesel generator would not occur by the expiration of the 72 hour  |

| Limiting Condition of Operation at 04:00 on January 26, Cook Unit 2 began a  |

| power reduction from 100% reactor thermal power. The power reduction began   |

| at 00:17 on January 26 at a rate of approximately 20% per hour with a plan   |

| to manually trip the reactor to enter Mode 3 (Hot Standby) at 17% reactor    |

| thermal power at approximately 05:00.  A cooldown to Mode 5 (Cold Shutdown)  |

| is expected within 30 hours of the entry to Mode 3 (Hot Standby) in          |

| accordance with Technical Specification 3.8.1.1, action b.                   |

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| "This Four Hour Report is being made in accordance with 10 CFR               |

| 50.72(b)(2)(i) for the initiation of a nuclear plant shutdown required by a  |

| plant's Technical Specifications.                                            |

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| "There were no emergency plan or radiological release issues with this Unit  |

| 2 event. Unit 1 remains in Mode 5 with a main transformer replacement in     |

| progress."                                                                   |

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| The Licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

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| * * * * UPDATE FROM CHARLES ARCHEY TAKEN BY MIKE RIPLEY AT 2310 EST ON       |

| 1/26/03 * * * *                                                              |

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| The licensee provided the following revised wording to reflect a             |

| re-evaluation of the Technical Specification requirements for the transition |

| to Mode 5 if the Unit 2 CD diesel generator remains inoperable:              |

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| "Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 2 Technical Specification 3.8. 1. 1 .b requires two |

| separate and independent diesel generators to be operable. Action b          |

| specifies if one diesel is inoperable, then 'restore diesel generators to    |

| OPERABLE status within 72 hours or be in at least HOT STANDBY within the     |

| next 6 hours and in COLD SHUTDOWN within the following 30 hours.'  Unit 2    |

| diesel generator 2-OME-150-CD ('Unit 2 CD diesel generator') has been        |

| inoperable since 04:00 on January 23, 2003 for scheduled maintenance.        |

| During post-maintenance testing, diesel load fluctuations occurred which     |

| continued to render the diesel inoperable.  Diagnostic testing continues on  |

| the Unit 2 CD diesel generator.  When it became evident operability of the   |

| Unit 2 CD diesel generator would not occur by the expiration of the 72 hour  |

| Limiting Condition of Operation at 04:00 on January 26, Cook Unit 2 began a  |

| power reduction from 100% reactor thermal power.  The power reduction began  |

| at 00:17 on January 26 at a rate of approximately 20% per hour with a plan   |

| to manually trip the reactor to enter Mode 3 (Hot Standby) at 17% reactor    |

| thermal power at approximately 05:00.                                        |

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| "Transition to Mode 3 is expected after the 72 hour time limit is exceeded   |

| (04:00 on January 26) and before 10:00 on January 26 (6 hours following      |

| expiration of the 72 hour time limit). Transition to Mode 5 is expected      |

| before 16:00 on January 27 (within the following 30 hours) if the Unit 2 CD  |

| diesel generator remains inoperable.                                         |

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| "This Four Hour Report is being made in accordance with 10 CFR               |

| 50.72(b)(2)(i) for the initiation of a nuclear plant shutdown required by a  |

| plant's Technical Specifications.                                            |

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| "There were no emergency plan or radiological release issues with this Unit  |

| 2 event. Unit 1 remains in Mode 5 (Cold Shutdown) with a main transformer    |

| replacement in progress."  R3DO (Christine Lipa) notified.                   |

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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this update by the licensee.      |

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