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Event Notification Report for February 13, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           02/12/2003 - 02/13/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



38513  39470  39545  39571  39575  39579  39580  39581  39582  39583  



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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:  02/12/2003|

|  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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| 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).      |

|                                                                              |

| * * * * UPDATE AT 1140 EST ON 2/12/03 FROM ALAN HALL TO MIKE RIPLEY * * * *  |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| On 02/12/03 (approximately 1030 hrs), one loggerhead turtle was retrieved    |

| from the plant's intake canal.  The turtle was determined to be in need of   |

| rehabilitation.  The injury to the turtle is not causal to plant operation.  |

| Per the plant's turtle permit, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation    |

| Commission (FWCC) was notified at 1040 EST.   This non-emergency             |

| notification is being made pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi) due to the     |

| notification of FWCC."                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.  Notified R2 DO (C. Ogle). |

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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   39470       |

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| REP ORG:  VA NATIONAL HEALTH PHYSICS PROGRAM   |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/23/2002|

|LICENSEE:  VA PUGET SOUND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM    |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:04[EST]|

|    CITY:  SEATTLE                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        10/22/2002|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  WA |EVENT TIME:             [PST]|

|LICENSE#:  46-00990-01           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |

|                                                |BOB PIERSON          NMSS    |

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

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MICHAEL C. SIMMONS           |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE RIPLEY                  |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|BLO2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| NICKEL-63 SOURCES INADVERTENTLY DISPOSED OF AS SCRAP                         |

|                                                                              |

| A gas chromatograph, Model HP 5880GLC, with two Ni-63 sources was            |

| inadvertently disposed of with other excess property as scrap metal from the |

| Veterans Administration's Puget Sound Health Care System on 10/22/02 without |

| notifying the RSO.   The loss was discovered on 11/25/02 during a routine    |

| inventory.  The two sealed sources were contained in an electron capture     |

| detector within the gas chromatograph.  The two sources consist of 13.1      |

| millicuries of Ni-63 each (as of 11/25/02).  The source serial numbers are   |

| 89665 and 89474.  The RSO and the Veterans Administration National Health    |

| Physics Program are investigating and will file a written report within 30   |

| days.                                                                        |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 2/12/03 @ 1510 BY SIMMONS TO GOULD  * * *                    |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee reported that the Ni-63  sources were licensed under a general  |

| license and should have been reported under 31.5.c.viii.                     |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R4 DO (Marschall) and NMSS EO (Holahan).                            |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39545       |

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| REP ORG:  WHITING CORPORATION                  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/29/2003|

|LICENSEE:                                       |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:47[EST]|

|    CITY:  MONEE                    REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        01/29/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IL |EVENT TIME:             [CST]|

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |KENNETH RIEMER       R3      |

|                                                |J. BRADLEY FEWELL    R1      |

+------------------------------------------------+KERRY LANDIS         R2      |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FREDERICK TEGGELAAR          |WILLIAM JONES        R4      |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   |TERRY REIS           NRR     |

+------------------------------------------------+JOHN HICKEY          MNSS    |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|CCCC 21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| 10 CFR 21 NOTIFICATION - WHITING CORPORATION                                 |

|                                                                              |

| "This notice is being sent within the two day period to inform you of a      |

| safety concern related to Whiting cranes sold to utility companies prior to  |

| 1980. The problem was identified through engineering analysis. We are not    |

| aware of any failures.                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| "The concern is specific to the Whiting #25 Hoist Unit (Gear Case). One or   |

| possibly two internal support bolts in this assembly may be significantly    |

| over-stressed.                                                               |

|                                                                              |

| "The exact extent of the over-stressed condition can only be determined by   |

| individual analysis of each hoist in question; however, based on findings, a |

| 50% reduction in rated hoist capacity of the effected cranes will allow for  |

| continued use of the cranes without compromising design safety factors. This |

| limitation should be enforced until the over-stressed bolts have been        |

| replaced or analysis shows that an over-stressed condition does not exist.   |

|                                                                              |

| "Crane owners should contact us at Whiting-Nuclear@WhitingCorp.com and       |

| provide the following information; customer name, contact person, email      |

| address, telephone number, crane serial number and date of next scheduled    |

| outage.                                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| "I trust you find that the notification provided is satisfactory and in      |

| compliance with 10 CFR 21 reporting requirements. If you have any questions, |

| please do not hesitate to contact me at fteggelaar@whitingcorp. com."        |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 2/12/03 @ 1617 BY TEGGELAAR (fax) TO GOULD * * *             |

|                                                                              |

| "This is a follow up notice related to our previously reported 10 CFR 21     |

| dated 1/29/2003. As a result of the ongoing investigation and resolution of  |

| the previous notice, we have identified 5 cranes that utilize a hoist        |

| configuration that does not match the description contained in the previous  |

| notice."                                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| These cranes are at the following facilities:                                |

|                                                                              |

| Indian Point (thought to be Unit 1)                                          |

| Cooper Nuclear Station                                                       |

| WPPSS-Hanford #2 [Columbia Generating]                                       |

| Vermont Yankee                                                               |

| Millstone (Believed to be Unit 1)                                            |

|                                                                              |

| "We have or are attempting to contact these customers directly to notify     |

| them of this circumstance. These are the only additionally impacted          |

| customers we have identified. These were special hoist arrangements using a  |

| # 10 hoist unit (gearcase) as opposed to the previously identified #25 hoist |

| unit.                                                                        |

|                                                                              |

| "The hoist units identified above are to be limited to 20% of rated capacity |

| to prevent compromising design factors, until such time as the Units can be  |

| upgraded."                                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1 DO (Meyer), R2 DO (Lesser), R3 DO (Burgess), R4 DO (Marschall),  |

| NRR (Foster), NRR (Zwolinski).                                               |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39571       |

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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/06/2003|

|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:04[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        02/06/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:11[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RICHARD ALEXANDER            |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JAMES NOGGLE         R1      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |CYNTHIA CARPENTER    NRR     |

|AUNA 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B)  UNANALYZED CONDITION   |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

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

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

|                                                   |                          |

|                                                   |                          |

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| UNANALYZED CONDITION FOR CABLE SEPARATION CRITERIA AT INDIAN POINT 2         |

|                                                                              |

| "At 1600 hours on February 6, 2003, IP determined that CR IP-2002.00765,     |

| issued to identify that the routing of charging pump power supply and        |

| control cables does not meet the cable separation criteria specified in      |

| 10CFR50 App R section III.G.1, was reportable as a potentially unanalyzed    |

| condition.  This condition was discovered during the re-baseline of the      |

| 10CFR50 Appendix R analysis.  A fire in Fire Area F could potentially        |

| disable all 3 charging pumps as a result of the loss of the 23 charging pump |

| alternate power feed transfer switch; loss of the 23 charging pump           |

| 'alternate' power feed cable, and the alternate/normal power feed cable      |

| between the transfer switch and the pump; loss of 22CHP power feed cable;    |

| loss of local/remote control cable, PL2, disabling remote operation for all  |

| 3 charging pump breakers; and loss of Control cables and pneumatics 22 and   |

| 23 charging pumps.  Fire protection impairment actions were implemented per  |

| Procedure SAO-703.  This condition was determined to be reportable using the |

| guidance of NUREG-1022 which cites the absence of adequate separation        |

| between redundant shutdown trains to be reportable as a significant          |

| degradation of plant safety.  Although it is possible that this condition    |

| was previously identified and dispositioned, an analysis is not readily      |

| available."                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.                                |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 2/12/03 @ 1757 BY DURR TO GOULD * * *                        |

|                                                                              |

| Event notification 39571 made on February 6, 2003 identified an unanalyzed   |

| cable separation issue discovered during the re-baseline of the 10 CFR 50,   |

| Appendix R, analysis.  As part of the on-going re-baseline, CR-IP-2003-867   |

| was written at 1353 hours on February 12, 2003 to identify the potential     |

| failure of normal power supply cables for the six service water pumps to     |

| meet the separation criteria of 10 CFR 50, Appendix R, Section III,G. 1. The |

| cables are potentially vulnerable to the effects of a single postulated fire |

| in fire area J.  The specific location of this common vulnerability is       |

| Manhole 23, located on the 15 foot elevation of the turbine building         |

| adjacent to the northwest corner of the 6.9 kV switchgear cabinets. Manhole  |

| 23 is covered by a checkered plate that is open to the 15 foot elevation and |

| has not been credited as a fire barrier.  The normal power supply cables are |

| credited for a fire in Fire Area J to supply power to at least one service   |

| water pump.  The normal power supplies for the six service water pumps are   |

| routed from the 480 V Switchgear Room through manhole 23.  Fire protection   |

| impairment actions are taken per Procedure SAO-703. Although it is possible  |

| this condition was also previously identified and dispositioned, the         |

| analysis is not readily available for assessment as part of the re-baseline. |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1 DO (Meyer) and NRR EO (Zwolinski).                               |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39575       |

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| REP ORG:  MA RADIATION CONTROL PROGRAM         |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/10/2003|

|LICENSEE:  PERKINELMER LIFE SCIENCES            |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:29[EST]|

|    CITY:  BOSTON                   REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        07/18/2002|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MA |EVENT TIME:             [EST]|

|LICENSE#:  00-3200               AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/10/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |GLENN MEYER          R1      |

|                                                |DON COOL     EO      NMSS    |

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

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CARPENITO                    |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| POTENTIALLY MISSING  PHOSPHORUS-32 SHIPPING PACKAGES                         |

|                                                                              |

| Single packages containing P-32 (~14 day half-life) were destined for four   |

| different out-of-state locations (in CA, KS, NY and TX). Intended shipping   |

| dates were July 18 (2), August 5 and August 6, 2002. Carrier reported        |

| packages potentially missing within 2-3 days after intended shipping dates.  |

| The per-package activities ranged from 250 microcuries to 1 millicurie. All  |

| subject radioactive material contents are presently well past ten            |

| half-lives. After several months of shipper-carrier joint investigation, the |

| cause(s) remain undetermined. Actions have been taken by shipper and carrier |

| to prevent recurrence.                                                       |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39579       |

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| FACILITY: CATAWBA                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/12/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  SC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:46[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        02/12/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:45[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  Mc CONNELL                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MARK LESSER          R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|AINA 50.72(b)(3)(v)(A)   POT UNABLE TO SAFE SD  |                             |

|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  |

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

|                                                   |                          |

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| LOSS OF SAFETY FUNCTION ON BOTH UNITS DUE TO TWO EMERGENCY D/G's BEING       |

| DECLARED INOPERABLE                                                          |

|                                                                              |

| Emergency Diesel Generator "2A" was removed from service for  pre-planned    |

| maintenance.  This condition renders the "2A" Nuclear service Water pump     |

| inoperable.   They had a vital i/c inverter "2EID"  to fail, rendering the   |

| "2B" Emergency Diesel Generator inoperable due to its fuel oil fill valve    |

| failing closed.   By the "2B" Diesel Generator being inoperable it rendered  |

| the "2B" Nuclear Service Water pump inoperable.  The Nuclear Service Water   |

| is shared between both units.  A loss of safety function occurred on Unit 2  |

| due to two Diesel Generators being inoperable and no Nuclear Service Water   |

| train being operable.   Since the Nuclear Service Water system is a shared   |

| with Unit 1, it also experienced a loss of a safety function.  The system    |

| was returned to service within 9 minutes after re-opening the fuel oil fill  |

| bypass valve which rendered  Diesel Generator "2B" operable again.           |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.   State and Local agencies will be  |

| notified.                                                                    |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39580       |

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| REP ORG:  ABC LABORATORIES                     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/12/2003|

|LICENSEE:  ABC LABORATORIES                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:19[EST]|

|    CITY:  COLUMBIA                 REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        02/08/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MO |EVENT TIME:             [CST]|

|LICENSE#:  24-13365-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |SONIA BURGESS        R3      |

|                                                |PATRICIA HOLAHAN     NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  VOLLMER                      |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|BLO2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |

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| MISSING NICKEL-63 FOIL SOURCE                                                |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee, ABC Laboratories of Columbia, Mo., reported they had lost a    |

| <15 millicurie Ni-63 foil source (serial # F2288) that had been removed from |

| a Gas Chromatograph Chemical Detector and placed in storage.  They think it  |

| may be in a dryer at the lab.                                                |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39581       |

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| FACILITY: PALO VERDE               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/12/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  AZ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:13[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE,[3] CE                 |EVENT DATE:        02/07/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:20[MST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MARKS                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHARLES MARSCHALL    R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|AINC 50.72(b)(3)(v)(C)   POT UNCNTRL RAD REL    |                             |

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

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

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

|                                                   |                          |

|2     N          Y       98       Power Operation  |98       Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

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| LEAKAGE DISCOVERED FROM HIGH PRESSURE SAFETY INJECTION SYSTEM OUTSIDE        |

| CONTAINMENT                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "On February 7, 2003, at approximately 17:20 Mountain Standard Time (MST),   |

| Palo Verde Unit 2 discovered leakage from the high pressure safety injection |

| system outside containment that could contain highly radioactive fluids      |

| during a serious transient or accident exceeded the safety analysis leakrate |

| limit. The drain valve that was the source of the leakage was promptly       |

| tightened to return to within the analysis limit and subsequently repaired   |

| to further reduce leakage to a level as low as practicable. There was no     |

| release of radioactivity to the environment as a result of this event.       |

| There were no adverse safety consequences resulting from the event.          |

|                                                                              |

| The "loss of safety function" reporting requirement would be triggered by    |

| the described condition because the post-LOCA dose calculations assume no    |

| more than 1500 ml/hour leakage outside of containment in the 10 CFR 100      |

| siting analysis.  At the time of discovery, the leakage was 1715 ml/min      |

| (102900 ml/hr). Therefore the safety function to control the release of      |

| radioactive material such that the dose to a member of the public would not  |

| exceed 10 CFR 100 limits during a potential LOCA was not fulfilled.          |

|                                                                              |

| At the time of the discovery the condition was promptly corrected so no ENS  |

| report was thought to be required, however on further review it was noted    |

| that the reporting requirement states "Any event or condition that at the    |

| time of discovery could have prevented.." and therefore remains immediately  |

| reportable even if the condition no longer exists."                          |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39582       |

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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/12/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:41[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        02/12/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:45[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  NEVE                         |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |SONIA BURGESS        R3      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |

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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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| SUPERVISOR TESTED POSITIVE FOR ALCOHOL IN RANDOM TEST                        |

|                                                                              |

| COMPENSATORY MEASURES PUT IN PLACE WHEN DISCOVERED.                          |

|                                                                              |

| NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED                                          |

|                                                                              |

| CONTACT HOO FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                                       |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39583       |

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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/12/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 21:21[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        02/12/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:04[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  LAUDENBACH                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/12/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |SONIA BURGESS        R3      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|AINA 50.72(b)(3)(v)(A)   POT UNABLE TO SAFE SD  |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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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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| HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) DECLARED INOPERABLE DURING TESTING    |

|                                                                              |

| During a test of HPCI, the flow controller failed as the controller was      |

| being transferred from manual to balance.  The system was manually  tripped  |

| and remains inoperable.  The system impacted is the High Pressure Coolant    |

| Injection and the cause is being investigated.  The plant is also in a LCO   |

| action statement.  Corrective action is being implemented to correct this    |

| single train system failure.                                                 |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.   State and local agencies will be  |

| notified.                                                                    |

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