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Event Notification Report for February 24, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           02/21/2003 - 02/24/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39512  39594  39598  39599  39608  39609  39610  39611  



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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39512       |

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| REP ORG:  ROCKBESTOS-SUPRENANT CABLE CORP.     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/15/2003|

|LICENSEE:  ROCKBESTOS-SUPRENANT CABLE CORP.     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:42[EST]|

|    CITY:  EAST GRANBY              REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        01/14/2003|

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

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/21/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |RICHARD BARKLEY      R1      |

|                                                |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |

+------------------------------------------------+DAVID HILLS          R3      |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RICHARD C. BROWN             |GARY SANBORN         R4      |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 |JACK FOSTER          NRR     |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|CCCC 21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| INITIAL NOTIFICATION OF 10 CFR PART 21 DEFECT/FAILURE TO COMPLY              |

|                                                                              |

| "The following information is supplied in accordance with the requirements   |

| of 10 CFR 21.                                                                |

| "I. Name and address of individual informing the Commission:                 |

|                                                                              |

| [Deleted]                                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| "II. Identification of the basic component supplied which fails to comply or |

| contains a defect:                                                           |

|                                                                              |

| "The KXL 760D insulation system (chemically crosslinked only) provided in    |

| some of the Firewall III cables manufactured from January 1992 thru June     |

| 1995 may include an alternate resin which was not part of the baseline       |

| qualification testing.                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| "III. Identification of the firm supplying the basic component which fails   |

| to comply or contains a defect:                                              |

|                                                                              |

| "The Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corp., East Granby, CT facility.            |

|                                                                              |

| "IV. Nature of the defect or failure to comply and the safety hazard which   |

| is created:                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "Nature of Defect: An alternate resin material may have been substituted in  |

| the insulation system for Firewall III cables (chemically crosslinked cables |

| only).                                                                       |

| Potential Hazard: The chemically cured insulation system utilizing KXL 760D  |

| for cables manufactured from January 1992 thru June 1995 may not be          |

| enveloped by qualification report QR5804.                                    |

|                                                                              |

| "V.  The date on which the information of such defect or failure to comply   |

| was obtained:                                                                |

|                                                                              |

| "On the basis of our evaluation it was determined on January 14, 2003 that a |

| defect or failure to comply as defined by 10 CFR 21 existed.                 |

|                                                                              |

| "VI. The number and location of all basic components which contain a defect  |

| or falls to comply:                                                          |

|                                                                              |

| "The number and location of all basic components which may contain a defect  |

| or fail to comply is yet to be determined.                                   |

|                                                                              |

| "VII. The corrective action which has been, is being, or will be taken; the  |

| name of the individual or organization responsible for the action; and the   |

| length of time that has been or will be taken to complete the action:        |

|                                                                              |

| "Based on testing and analysis, both resin suppliers indicated that both     |

| resins were quite similar and they were not able to distinguish or identify  |

| one resin from the other. Documented evidence of their conclusion has been   |

| requested. Rockbestos-Surprenant has instituted a similarity analysis        |

| program on both resins that is expected to be completed by March 14, 2003.   |

| Preliminary test results indicate that the two resins are indistinguishable. |

| A full report will be available upon completion of the similarity analysis   |

| program.                                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| " VIII.  Any advice related to the defect or failure to comply about the     |

| basic component that has been, is being, or will be given to purchasers:     |

|                                                                              |

| "Purchasers will be advised not to install any Firewall III cables that      |

| employ the chemically cured insulation material that were manufactured from  |

| January 1992 thru June 1995 until the results of the similarity program are  |

| known. Further advice will be provided at that time."                        |

|                                                                              |

| * * * *  WRITTEN NOTIFICATION UPDATE RECEIVED BY LETTER  ON 2/21/03 BY MIKE  |

| RIPLEY * * *                                                                 |

|                                                                              |

| The following changes to Sections VII and VIII were provided in the written  |

| notification:                                                                |

|                                                                              |

| "VII. The corrective action which has been, is being, or will be taken; the  |

| name of the individual or organization responsible for the action; and the   |

| length of time that has been or will be taken to complete the action:        |

|                                                                              |

| "Rockbestos-Surprenant has implemented a two step process to evaluate the    |

| potential effect on baseline qualification arising from use of the alternate |

| resin.                                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| "Step 1:                                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| "Because the two resins are so similar, locating finished cable for testing  |

| was not immediately feasible. In order to completely explore this avenue,    |

| samples containing both the qualified and alternate resins were sent by      |

| Rockbestos-Surprenant to both resin manufacturers to use whatever methods    |

| available to differentiate their resin in the finished material. If an       |

| analytical method could be found to identify the resin used,                 |

| Rockbestos-Surprenant would look to the utilities to find inventory          |

| containing the alternate resin. Based on the cable available, an appropriate |

| test program could be established to document qualification. Both suppliers  |

| have indicated, however, that they were not able to identify their resin in  |

| the sample provided.                                                         |

|                                                                              |

| "Step 2                                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| "Based on the limited availability of the alternate resin (discontinued in   |

| 1995) a similarity analysis program has been established by                  |

| Rockbestos-Surprenant which is running in parallel with Step 1 that will     |

| compare the two resins. The program has been designed to address electrical  |

| performance, dielectric strength, physical properties, heat aging to end of  |

| life condition, irradiation with 200 Mrad exposure, and moisture absorption. |

| FTIR scans will be generated for both finished samples including the         |

| starting resins for comparison. Testing is scheduled to be completed by      |

| March 14, 2003. Preliminary test results indicate that the two resins are    |

| indistinguishable. A frill report will be available upon completion of the   |

| test comparison program.                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| "Additionally, third party testing consideration is being given regarding a  |

| proposed test program designed for analysis and identification of the        |

| resins. The submitted test program is currently being evaluated by           |

| Rockbestos-Surprenant.                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| " VIII.  Any advice related to the defect or failure to comply about the     |

| basic component that has been, is being, or will be given to purchasers:     |

|                                                                              |

| "Purchasers are being advised not to install Firewall III cables that employ |

| the chemically cured insulation material that was manufactured from January  |

| 1992 thru June 1995 until the results of the test comparison program are     |

| known. Further advice will be provided at that time."                        |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1 DO (C. Anderson), R2 DO (C. Ogle), R4 DO (J. Madera), R4 DO (K.  |

| Kennedy), NRR (J. Foster), NMSS (R. Torres)                                  |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39594       |

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| REP ORG:  MISSISSIPPI DIV OF RAD HEALTH        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/18/2003|

|LICENSEE:  SOUTHERN INSPECTION SERVICES         |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:36[EST]|

|    CITY:  MOSS POINT               REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        02/17/2003|

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

|LICENSE#:  MS-747-01             AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/18/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CHARLES R. OGLE      R2      |

|                                                |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  B. J. SMITH                  |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE - RADIATION WORKER EXCEEDED TEDE DOSE LIMIT                  |

|                                                                              |

| "Description of Incident: On the afternoon of February 14, 2003, DRH         |

| received a call from Sonny Mallette with Southern Inspection Services,       |

| concerning a radiographer receiving a TEDE for calendar year 2002 exceeding  |

| 5 rem. Mr. Mallette stated that the employee had received 4722 mrem          |

| [millirem] by the end of the 11th report for 2002, and they had watched his  |

| dosimeter readings closely, but when they received the end of year report he |

| had gone over the 5 rem limit [5,066 millirem]. He stated that the dose was  |

| received in work situations where shielding and distance are at a minimum.   |

| One setup involved shooting up in a oil drilling rig derrick where no        |

| shielding is available."                                                     |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39598       |

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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/19/2003|

|LICENSEE:  ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES, LTD.|NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:56[EST]|

|    CITY:  HOUSTON                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/19/2003|

|  COUNTY:  HARRIS                    STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        08:45[CST]|

|LICENSE#:  L05451-000            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/19/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |KRISS KENNEDY        R4      |

|                                                |TOM ESSIG            NMSS    |

+------------------------------------------------+JOHN DAVIDSON        IAT     |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES H. OGDEN, JR.          |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE               |

|                                                                              |

| "The gauge was in use on February 18, 2003. At close of business, the        |

| operator locked the gauge handle, placed it in its transportation case, and  |

| locked the case with chain and lock to a projection inside a Conex           |

| container. The Conex was then padlocked closed for the evening. When the     |

| operator arrived on-site the following morning, (February 19, 2003), he      |

| discovered that all contractor Conexes had been broken into and basically    |

| all Conexes on the site had been 'cleaned out.' The Houston Police           |

| Department was notified, arrived on site, and took statements from all       |

| personnel suffering a loss. The stolen gauge was a Troxler Model 3430,       |

| Serial No.: 20385, containing two sources: a 1.48GBq/40 milicuries (+/- 10%) |

| Am-241:Be source, Serial No.: 47-15863, and a 0.30 GBq/8 millicuries (+/-    |

| 10%) Cs-137 source, Serial No.: 75-1733. The site is believed to be located  |

| in Harris County. The gauge and sources were last leak tested on August 5.   |

| 2002, with negative leakage results."                                        |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39599       |

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| REP ORG:  OR DEPT OF HEALTH RAD PROTECTION     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/19/2003|

|LICENSEE:  LONGVIEW INSPECTION                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:44[EST]|

|    CITY:  MILWAUKIE                REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/19/2003|

|  COUNTY:  CLACKAMAS                 STATE:  OR |EVENT TIME:             [PST]|

|LICENSE#:  OR-90621              AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/19/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |KRISS KENNEDY        R4      |

|                                                |                             |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  EDWIN WRIGHT                 |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 |                             |

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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 - RADIOGRAPHER RECEIVED GREATER THAN 5 REM ANNUAL     |

| LIMIT FOR 2002                                                               |

|                                                                              |

| During QA audit of licensee by Oregon Department of Human Services,          |

| Radiation Protection Services, it was determined that one radiographer       |

| employed by the licensee had exceeded his 2002 annual dose limit by          |

| approximately 800 millirem.  This discrepancy was evident by the difference  |

| between pocket ion dosimeter and TLD readings.  Oregon Radiation Protection  |

| Services continues to investigate.                                           |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39608       |

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| FACILITY: PILGRIM                  REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/21/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:30[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        02/21/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:25[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ENGLAND                      |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/21/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CLIFFORD ANDERSON    R1      |

|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   |

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

|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |70       Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

|                                                   |                          |

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| REACTOR IS BEING SHUT DOWN DUE TO ONE RECIRCULATION LOOP BEING INOPERABLE    |

|                                                                              |

| "On 2/20/03 @ 0525 PNPS experienced a trip/lockout of 1 of their 2 Recirc MG |

| sets. This caused Reactor Power to decrease to 70% of rated.    All other    |

| safety and nonsafety plant equipment functioned normally after the Recirc    |

| MG trip.   Due to our Facility Operating Licenses PNPS entered an Active LCO |

| for One Recirculation Loop Inoperable.  The License states, 'The Reactor     |

| shall not be operated with one recirculation loop out of service for more    |

| than 24 hours. With the reactor operating, the plant shall be placed in a    |

| hot shutdown condition within 24 hours unless the loop is sooner returned to |

| service.'                                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| "After extensive trouble shooting activities PNPS decided that the loop will |

| not be returned to service in the required time frame and has commenced a    |

| normal shutdown to hot shutdown condition on 2/21/03 @ 0025. Reactor         |

| Power at the time of commencement of shutdown was 37%."                      |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee believes the cause was due to a field lead breaking  off the    |

| slip rings.  Estimated down time is 5 to 8 days.                             |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified and the licensee may notify the      |

| media.                                                                       |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39609       |

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| FACILITY: PILGRIM                  REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/21/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 08:10[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        02/21/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        04:24[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ENGLAND                      |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/21/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CLIFFORD ANDERSON    R1      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

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

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

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

|1     M/R        Y       27       Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |

|                                                   |                          |

|                                                   |                          |

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| REACTOR WAS MANUALLY SCRAMMED FROM 27% POWER                                 |

|                                                                              |

| On 2/21/03 @ 0424 PNPS was making preparations to scram using an approved    |

| Shut Down procedure and experienced a Recirc Pump Runback of the only Recirc |

| MG set in service.  Computer generated Core Flow indicated approximately 17  |

| Mlbm/Hr and 25% Reactor Power.  The Operator at the Controls calculated      |

| Reactor Power and Flow using the PNPS Power to Flow (P/F) Map.  Indications  |

| on the P/F Map showed a value in the OPERATION PROHIBITED REGION (17%        |

| Reactor Power and 14 Mlbm/Hr Flow).  Per PNPS procedures, intentional        |

| operation in this area is prohibited and you must immediately restore to     |

| within the analyzed operation area.  This area is not part of the Reactor    |

| Instability Region. These discrepancies were noted by the Shift Manager who  |

| directed the Reactor to be Scrammed.  All other safety and nonsafety plant   |

| equipment functioned normally after the Reactor Scram.   All rods fully      |

| inserted, no ECCS actuated and no relief valves lifted.                      |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |

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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   39610       |

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| REP ORG:  U.S. DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/21/2003|

|LICENSEE:  VA MEDICAL CENTER, DENVER, CO        |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:27[EST]|

|    CITY:  Denver                   REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/21/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CO |EVENT TIME:        09:00[MST]|

|LICENSE#:  05-01401-02           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/21/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |KRISS KENNEDY        R4      |

|                                                |                             |

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

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DR. EDWIN LEIDHOLDT (PhD)    |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|LOTH 35.3045(a)(3)       DOSE TO OTHER SITE > SP|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| POSSIBLE MEDICAL EVENT                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| During an intravascular brachiotherapy procedure, several Strontium-90       |

| sources (approx. 60 millicuries) were used.  The sources were deployed from  |

| the transfer device and were not seen at the desired treatment on the        |

| patient.  The sources were withdrawn back into the transfer device.  The     |

| physician does not believe that the sources entered the patient on this      |

| initial attempt, but there was a possible dose at a location other than the  |

| treatment site in excess of the limits in 10 CFR 30.3045(a)(iii).            |

|                                                                              |

| After retraction, the sources were successfully deployed into the patient    |

| and verified by the physician via a fluoroscope.  Adverse effects on the     |

| patient are not expected.                                                    |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39611       |

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| FACILITY: RIVER BEND               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/22/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  LA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 05:30[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        02/22/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:23[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RICKY MAYEUX                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/22/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |KRISS KENNEDY        R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

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

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

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

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

|1     M/R        Y       91       Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |

|                                                   |                          |

|                                                   |                          |

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| MANUAL REACTOR TRIP DUE TO MAIN TURBINE ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC OIL LEAK           |

|                                                                              |

| "At 0123 [CST] a manual scram was inserted with the unit at 91% power in     |

| coastdown.  Main Electro Hydraulic Control sump level low alarm was          |

| received.  Cavitation of Main Electro Hydraulic control pumps and report of  |

| a leak around the main turbine front standard were received from the field.  |

| Manual scram was inserted.  A previous condition existed on Feed regulating  |

| valve C with the valve not able to close more than 80% open.  A level 8      |

| signal was received tripping reactor feed pumps.  At 0136 Reactor Core       |

| Isolation Cooling was initiated.  A reactor level 3 signal was received      |

| isolating Suppression Pool Cleanup isolation valves.  Reactor feed pump was  |

| restarted [and] received a level 8 second time due to leak by of feed        |

| regulation valves.  A second level 3 was received after the second level 8.  |

| Reactor level is being controlled 10 to 51 inches with Reactor core          |

| isolation cooling.  Outboard main steam isolation valves were closed for     |

| pressure control.  Pressure control is on main steam line drains."           |

|                                                                              |

| "Upon further review of plant data, it has been determined a 3rd reactor     |

| water level 8 trip was received prior to RCIC stabilizing level."            |

|                                                                              |

| All control rods fully inserted and the electrical system responded          |

| normally.  The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                 |

|                                                                              |

| *****UPDATE ON 2/22/03 at 18:00 FROM WILLIAMSON TO LAURA*****                |

|                                                                              |

| The RCIC system has been shutdown and the normal feed water system placed    |

| back into service to maintain reactor veesel water level.                    |

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