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Event Notification Report for March 17, 2003






                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           03/14/2003 - 03/17/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



38513  39631  39660  39663  39670  39672  39673  





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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:  03/16/2003|

|  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).                                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE AT 1313 ON 3/16/03 FROM TEREZAKIS TO GOULD * * *                |

|                                                                              |

| On 3-16-03, a loggerhead sea turtle was retrieved from the plants intake     |

| canal. The turtle was determined to be in need of rehabilitation. The        |

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

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

| was notified at 1140 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 informed                                  |

|                                                                              |

| Notfied Reg 2 RDO(Ayers).                                                    |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39631       |

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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/02/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:00[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        03/02/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:30[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHARLES PIKE                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/15/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |WALTER RODGERS       R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |DAVID AYRES          R2      |

|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(xi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

|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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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO STATE AGENCY OF EXPIRED GREEN SEA TURTLE FOUND AT    |

| BARRIER NET                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "NRC notification [is] being made due to state notification to [the] Florida |

| Wildlife Commission regarding a Green Sea Turtle found dead at barrier net   |

| pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi)."                                         |

|                                                                              |

| The turtle was found on the surface at the barrier net with no injuries or   |

| abnormalities except for fresh cuts common for turtles coming through pipes. |

| The cause of death is unknown at this time. A necropsy is planned.           |

|                                                                              |

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

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 3/15/03 @ 1033 EST FROM TEREZAKIS TO CROUCH * * *            |

|                                                                              |

| "On 3-15-03, a green sea turtle was retrieved from the plant's intake canal. |

| The turtle was determined to be in need of rehabilitation.  The injuries to  |

| the turtle are not causal to plant operation. Per the plant's turtle permit, |

| the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) was notified at |

| 0920 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 by the licensee.                 |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39660       |

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| REP ORG:  OR DEPT OF HEALTH RAD PROTECTION     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/11/2003|

|LICENSEE:  ROGUE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:59[EST]|

|    CITY:  MEDFORD                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        03/11/2003|

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

|LICENSE#:  ORE-90064             AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/11/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |

|                                                |KEVIN HSUEH          NMSS    |

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

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  EDWIN WRIGHT                 |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT: MISSING BRACHYTHERAPY IRIDIUM-192 SEED.              |

|                                                                              |

| Dr. Sinnott called to report the loss of an Ir-192 brachytherapy seed with a |

| current activity of 6 millicuries.  The source was last visually inventoried |

| in December 2002.  The loss was noted yesterday, March 9, 2003, while the    |

| physicist was packaging sources for return to the manufacturer.              |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39663       |

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| REP ORG:  WA DIVISION OF RADIATION PROTECTION  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/12/2003|

|LICENSEE:  PM TESTING LABORATORY                |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:11[EST]|

|    CITY:  Tacoma                   REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        03/05/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  WA |EVENT TIME:        20:00[PST]|

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/12/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |

|                                                |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ARDEN SCROGGS                |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| WA AGREEMENT STATE REPORT ON POSSIBLE OVEREXPOSURE INCIDENT                  |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| "Licensee: PM TESTING LABORATORY                                             |

| "Licensee number: WN-11R047-1                                                |

| "Type of licensee: Industrial Radiography                                    |

|                                                                              |

| "Date of event: March 5, 2003                                                |

| "Location of event: Port of Tacoma, WA. German cargo ship  'Big Lift'        |

|                                                                              |

| "ABSTRACT: (as reported by licensee's representative) A radiographer and     |

| Assistant Radiographer were performing radiography at the Port of Tacoma, on |

| a German cargo ship  Big 'Lift'  on March 5, 2003, at approximately 10 PM    |

| [PST]. The work required the radiographers to use a cherry-picker type       |

| lifting vehicle to access the work area since the area was about 100 feet    |

| above deck level. The Radiographer and Assistant were both in the lift       |

| bucket, 2 feet apart, at the time of the incident. The industrial            |

| radiographic device (Amersham Corporation Model 660B, containing             |

| approximately 70 curies of iridium 192) with connected guide tube,           |

| collimator and control cables had been lifted into position and secured in   |

| the area of the intended exposure. The exposure device had been made ready   |

| for the exposure. The operation required the Radiographer and Assistant to   |

| move the lift as far from the exposure area as possible while extending the  |

| control cable.                                                               |

|                                                                              |

| "As the lift was being positioned away from the work area it swayed, this    |

| startled the radiographer who dropped the control cable. The sway also       |

| caused the lift's engine to stall. The action of dropping the control cable  |

| to the extent of its length and resulting sudden stop at the end of the drop |

| caused the source to become unshielded. Their survey meter immediately went  |

| off scale on the highest scale and their alarm-rate meters were alarming.    |

|                                                                              |

| "It took the radiographers, by their estimate, about 30 seconds to restart   |

| the [lift] vehicle, move the bucket so they could recapture the control      |

| cable and secure the source. When they were able to check their pocket       |

| ion-chambers, they found them off scale. Work was stopped for the day and    |

| both film badges were sent for processing.                                   |

|                                                                              |

| "Results from film badge processing and analysis indicated the Radiographer  |

| received a whole body exposure of 1600 millirem. This coincided with the     |

| calculations made by the Radiographer after the incident. The film badge for |

| the Assistant indicated an exposure of 1,423,000 millirem. When the badge    |

| processor was contacted and asked to reanalyze the film they stated they got |

| the same exposure.                                                           |

|                                                                              |

| "Since both radiographers were within 2 feet of each other in the lift       |

| basket and calculations confirmed that the Radiographer's exposure was 1600  |

| milliRem, it appears the exposure to the Assistant was incorrectly           |

| determined. In addition, the Assistant is not exhibiting any signs of an     |

| excessive exposure. The company is submitting a report of the incident. The  |

| Division is performing an investigation. Media, at present, are not          |

| involved.                                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| "What is the notification or reporting criteria involved? WAC 246-221-260,   |

| Reports of overexposures and excessive levels and concentrations.            |

|                                                                              |

| "Activity and Isotope(s) involved? 70 curies of Iridium 192.                 |

|                                                                              |

| "Overexposure? Until the investigation indicates otherwise, the process      |

| report of the Assistant's film badge indicates a whole body exposure of      |

| about 1,423,000 milliRem. The over exposure is apparently not real since     |

| calculations using exposure time, distance and source activity and a second  |

| film badge, worn by another individual closely associated with the first all |

| indicate exposure is unusual but much lower. Staff will investigate."        |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39670       |

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| REP ORG:  WESTINGHOUSE                         |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/14/2003|

|LICENSEE:  ABB INC                              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:47[EST]|

|    CITY:  PITTSBURGH               REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        03/14/2003|

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

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/14/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |DAVID AYRES          R2      |

|                                                |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |

+------------------------------------------------+JACK FOSTER          NRR     |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HANK SEPP                    |BRIAN MCDERMOTT      R1      |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  YAMIR DIAZ                   |KENNETH O'BRIEN      R3      |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|CCCC 21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| 10 CFR PART 21 REPORT REGARDING FAILURES OF ABB CIRCUIT  BREAKERS            |

|                                                                              |

| Circuit breakers manufactured by ABB Inc. and used for Class 1E applications |

| by Westinghouse were shipped to the Calvert Cliffs Plant with model 5        |

| operating mechanisms installed. Recently, Westinghouse had retrofitted the   |

| breakers with model 7 operating mechanisms manufactured by ABB Inc.          |

| Westinghouse validated that the original breaker qualifications (for Class   |

| 1E applications) are still applicable with the model 7 operating mechanism   |

| installed. Two of these breakers failed to close and latch during testing at |

| Calvert Cliffs. The first breaker failed to close and latch during           |

| acceptance testing on January 18, 2003. The second breaker failed to close   |

| and latch during its installation acceptance test in the breaker cubicle on  |

| January 27, 2001.                                                            |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39672       |

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| FACILITY: BROWNS FERRY             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/16/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  AL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:58[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4,[3] GE-4           |EVENT DATE:        03/16/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:25[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RAYMOND SWAFFORD             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/16/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |DAVID AYRES          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   |

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

|                                                   |                          |

|2     N          Y       31       Power Operation  |31       Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

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| ACCIDENT MITIGATION SYSTEM INADVERTENT ISOLATION                             |

|                                                                              |

| The following information was obtained from the licensee via facsimile:      |

|                                                                              |

| "ON 03/16/2003 AT APPROXIMATELY 0525 CST, HPCI ISOLATED AND TRIPPED DURING   |

| PERFORMANCE OF 2-SR-3.5.1.7, HPCI MAIN & BOOSTER PUMP SET DEVELOPED HEAD &   |

| FLOW RATE TEST.   INITIAL INDICATIONS [ARE] HPCI ISOLATED ON A HIGH STEAM    |

| FLOW SIGNAL.  THERE IS NO INDICATION OF A STEAM LINE BREAK.  INVESTIGATION   |

| IS ON-GOING.                                                                 |

|                                                                              |

| "THIS IS REPORTABLE AS A 8-HOUR NON-EMERGENCY EVENT 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(v),     |

| AND A 60 DAY WRITTEN REPORT 10CFR50.73(a)(2)(vii),  AS "ANY EVENT OR         |

| CONDITION THAT AT THE TIME OF DISCOVERY COULD HAVE PREVENTED THE             |

| [FULFILLMENT] OF THE SAFETY FUNCTION OF STRUCTURES OR SYSTEMS THAT ARE       |

| NEEDED TO:                                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| (A)  SHUTDOWN THE REACTOR AND MAINTAIN IT IN A SAFE SHUTDOWN CONDITION       |

| (B)  REMOVE RESIDUAL HEAT                                                    |

| (C)  CONTROL THE RELEASE OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL; OR                         |

| (D)  MITIGATE THE CONSEQUENCES OF AN ACCIDENT."                              |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                         |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39673       |

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| FACILITY: COMANCHE PEAK            REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/17/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 01:25[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        03/16/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        21:49[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  STEVEN SEWELL                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/17/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |MARK SHAFFER         R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

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

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

|                                                |                             |

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

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|1     M/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |

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| MANUAL REACTOR TRIP AND AUXILIARY FEEDWATER ACTUATION DUE TO CONDENSATE PUMP |

| TRIP                                                                         |

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| The following information was obtained from the licensee via facsimile:      |

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| "Unit 1 manual reactor trip (RPS actuation) was initiated at 2149 [CST] due  |

| to a loss of main feedwater.  The event was initiated by a trip of           |

| Condensate Pump 1-01 which resulted in a trip of Main Feedwater Pump 'B' and |

| Main Feedwater Pump 'A' due to inadequate suction pressure.                  |

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| "An automatic initiation of Auxiliary Feedwater (ESF actuation) occurred     |

| when both Main Feedwater Pumps tripped.                                      |

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| "Unit 1 is currently in Hot Standby (Mode 3) with decay heat removal via     |

| Auxiliary Feedwater and Steam Dump to the Main Condenser.  All safety        |

| systems responded appropriately.  The cause of the Condensate Pump 1-01 trip |

| is currently under investigation."                                           |

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| All control rods fully inserted.  There are no indications of any            |

| primary-to-secondary leakage.  There were no primary or secondary power      |

| operated relief or manual relief valves lifted.  The electrical grid is      |

| stable.  The licensee did receive low steam generator level alarms (as       |

| expected) but levels were recovered and are being maintained via the         |

| Auxiliary Feedwater system.  Unit 2 is stable and was not affected by the    |

| Unit 1 trip.                                                                 |

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| The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                        |

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