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Event Notification Report for March 25, 2003






                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           03/24/2003 - 03/25/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39684  39691  39692  39693  39694  39695  39696  



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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39684       |

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| REP ORG:  ILLINOIS DEPT OF NUCLEAR SAFETY      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/20/2003|

|LICENSEE:  CONAM INSPECTION INC                 |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:37[EST]|

|    CITY:  GLENDALE HEIGHTS         REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        03/20/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IL |EVENT TIME:        16:37[CST]|

|LICENSE#:  IL-01225-22           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/20/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |JAMES CREED          R3      |

|                                                |LARRY CAMPER         NMSS    |

+------------------------------------------------+BRUCE MALLETT        R2      |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOE KLINGER                  |GARY SHEAR           R3      |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  |JOHN DAVIDSON        TAS     |

+------------------------------------------------+DOE, EPA, USDA (FAX)         |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| MISSING RADIOGRAPHY CAMERA CONTAINING AN IRIDIUM-192 RADIOACTIVE SOURCE      |

|                                                                              |

| "A Department inspector in the W. Chicago Regional Office, took a call ago   |

| from the  RSO of Conam Inspection Inc. (lL-01225-22) in Glendale Heights,    |

| IL.  The RSO reported that a radiography camera [Model 660-B, S/N B2872]     |

| containing 86 Ci [Curies] of Ir-192 [Iridium-192], as of March 20, 2003,     |

| destined for the Sequoyah Power Plant  in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee had failed  |

| to arrive as of the expected delivery date 3/17/2003.  He further stated     |

| that the carrier has been contacted daily since 3/18/03 for information as   |

| to the package's whereabouts with no success.   As of 1515 hrs. on 3/20/03,  |

| the carrier indicated to him that the package may have been misrouted and    |

| can only confirm the package leaving a sorting facility in Lisle, Illinois   |

| with potential stops in South Bend, Indiana and the carrier's hazmat center  |

| in Wilmington, Ohio.  The RSO was advised that a thorough search was being   |

| conducted by the carrier's  personnel.                                       |

|                                                                              |

| "The RSO  is sensitive to the current security issues and wanted to ensure   |

| the situation was promptly reported and to indicate some extent of           |

| frustration with the carrier although he hoped that the carrier would indeed |

| locate the package.  The package is in a black AEA Technology [Model 424-9,  |

| Sealed Source] overpack box marked with S/N 853 and labeled as a 'Yellow     |

| II.' The RSO provided a copy of the shipping paper that included the         |

| specific information concerning  the radiography camera, the package         |

| tracking number, and a contact number at the carrier.  The  department used  |

| this information and made direct contact with the carrier.  Carrier          |

| confirmed the above information and is continuing their search.  In fact,    |

| the carrier reported this event to the NRC Operations Center as did NRC      |

| Region II."                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| * * *  UPDATE ON 3/21/03 AT 1544 EST VIA EMAIL FROM JOE KLINGER TO ARLON     |

| COSTA  * * *                                                                 |

|                                                                              |

| "A Department inspector  in the W. Chicago Regional Office, took a call  ago |

| from the  RSO of Conam Inspection Inc. (IL-01225-22) in  Glendale Heights,   |

| IL.  The RSO reported that a radiography camera containing 86 Ci of Ir-192,  |

| as of March 20, 2003, destined for the Sequoya Power Plant  in Soddy Daisy,  |

| Tennessee, had failed to arrive as of the expected delivery date 3/17/2003.  |

| He further stated that the carrier has been contacted daily since 3/18/03    |

| for information as to the package's whereabouts with no success.   As of     |

| 1515 hrs. on 3/20/03,  the carrier indicated to him that the package may     |

| have been misrouted and can only confirm the package leaving a sorting       |

| facility in Lisle, Illinois with potential stops in South Bend,  Indiana and |

| the carrier's hazmat center in Wilmington,  Ohio.  The RSO was advised that  |

| a thorough search was being conducted by the carrier's  personnel.           |

|                                                                              |

| "The RSO  is sensitive to the current security issues and wanted to ensure   |

| the situation was promptly reported and to indicate some extent of           |

| frustration with the carrier although he hoped that the carrier would indeed |

| locate the package.  The package is in a black AEA Technology  overpack box  |

| marked with S/N 853 and labeled as a 'Yellow II'. The RSO has been asked for |

| a copy of the shipping paper that includes the specific information of the   |

| radiography camera, the package tracking number, and a contact number at the |

| carrier so that the Department may make direct inquiries with the company.   |

|                                                                              |

| "On 21 March departmental inspectors proceeded to the Lisle, Illinois        |

| Airborne Express distribution facility to survey the area to try and locate  |

| the device.  At approximately 0930 on 21 March [DELETED], Conam, notified    |

| the department that the camera was located by Airborne Express at one of     |

| their facilities in Springdale, South Carolina.  The camera will be          |

| transported to its original destination at Soddy Daisy, TN.  Upon learning   |

| this information, the departmental inspectors immediately terminated their   |

| survey of the Lisle Airborne Express facility.  The problem appeared to be a |

| failure to follow the appropriate procedure by Airborne Express for their    |

| hazmat packages.  The Airborne Express procedures are adequate and are       |

| routinely used effectively but for this package they made an error that      |

| resulted in the hazmat package being sent to their standard package          |

| processing facility in Atlanta and subsequently inadvertently sent to        |

| Springdale, SC.  Airborne Express is reviewing possible actions to prevent   |

| recurrence.  NRC was notified by phone and email that the camera had been    |

| located.  The event was assigned event number 39684."                        |

|                                                                              |

| Notified NMSS EO (Camper), R3DO (Creed), R2DO (Julian) and via fax DOE, EPA, |

| USDA, HHS, FEMA and DHS.                                                     |

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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   39691       |

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| FACILITY: PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/24/2003|

|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:53[EST]|

| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        03/23/2003|

|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        10:44[CST]|

|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/24/2003|

|    CITY:  PADUCAH                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+

|  COUNTY:  McCRACKEN                 STATE:  KY |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|LICENSE#:  GDP-1                 AGREEMENT:  Y  |MICHAEL PARKER       R3      |

|  DOCKET:  0707001                              |DON COOL             NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SKAGGS                       |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|OSAF 76.120(c)(2)        SAFETY EQUIPMENT FAILUR|                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| POWER SUPPLY FAILURE RESULTED IN THE UF6 RELEASE DETECTION SYSTEM BEING      |

| INOPERABLE                                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| At 1044 CST, on 3-23-03 the Plant shift Superintendent (PSS) was notified    |

| that the control power for C-337A  Autoclaves 1 East and 1 West was          |

| interrupted due to a fuse smoking in the distribution panel.  The power      |

| supply for the local autoclave area audible and visual alarms for the UPS    |

| Release Detection System are fed from the #1 Autoclave control power.  Due   |

| to the loss of control power to the #1 Autoclaves, the UF6 Release Detection |

| System was rendered inoperable.   At the time of this incident, the C-337A   |

| facility was in an operational mode in which the UPS Release Detection       |

| System was required to be operable.  The system was declared inoperable and  |

| Limiting Conditions for Operation (LCO) required actions were put in place   |

| until power could be restored.  Power was restored and the UF6 Release       |

| Detection System was declared operable at 1206 on 3-23-03.                   |

|                                                                              |

| The event is reportable as a 24 hour event, as required by 10 CFR            |

| 76.120(c)(2)(1):  "An event in which equipment is disabled or fails to       |

| function as designed when the equipment is required by TSR to prevent        |

| releases, prevent exposures to radiation and radioactive materials exceeding |

| specified limits, mitigate the consequences of an accident, or restore this  |

| facility to a preestablished safe condition after an accident."  The         |

| equipment was required by TSR to be available and operable and no redundant  |

| equipment was available to perform the required safety function.             |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Senior Resident Inspector has been notified of this event.           |

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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   39692       |

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| REP ORG:  FRAMATOME ANP                        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/24/2003|

|LICENSEE:                                       |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:55[EST]|

|    CITY:  LYNCHBURG                REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        03/24/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  VA |EVENT TIME:        07:30[EST]|

|LICENSE#:  SNM-1168              AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/24/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CAUDLE JULIAN        R2      |

|                                                |DON COOL             NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BILL SHARKEY                 |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|BEXT 20.1906(d)(2)       EXTERNAL RAD LEVELS > L|                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| RAD SHIPMENT EXTERNAL LEVELS > LIMITS                                        |

|                                                                              |

| While receiving a rad shipment of CRDMs (control rod drive mechanisms)  from |

| Arkansas Nuclear One, the receipt survey of the bottom of the package was    |

| 380 mrem/hr (millirem/hour) on contact.  The remaining five sides of the     |

| package each measured less than 200 mrem/hr on contact.  Smear surveys of    |

| the package were within limits for surface contamination.  2 meter surveys   |

| along the outer surface of the vehicle all indicated less than 5 mrem/hr.    |

| Surveys behind the cab of the truck were 1 mrem/hr.                          |

|                                                                              |

| The package was placed in a secure, isolated location at the facility.       |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee has contacted Arkansas Nuclear and TAG Transport, Inc, to       |

| discuss how to proceed with this issue.                                      |

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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   39693       |

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| REP ORG:  MONCRIF ARMY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/24/2003|

|LICENSEE:  MONCRIF ARMY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL      |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:30[EST]|

|    CITY:  FT JACKSON               REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        03/24/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  SC |EVENT TIME:        11:20[EST]|

|LICENSE#:  39-14873-01           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/24/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CAUDLE JULIAN        R2      |

|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HARRY STEWART                |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ICON 30.50(b)(1)         UNPLANNED CONTAMINATION|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| EXTERIOR SURVEY OF PACKAGE CONTAINING TECHNETIUM 99M RESULTED IN A COUNT     |

| LEVEL OF 21000 DPM                                                           |

|                                                                              |

| A package containing technetium - 99m delivered by Syncore (Cardinal Health) |

| of Columbia SC, to Moncrif Army Community Hospital was found to have surface |

| contamination levels of 21,000 dpm on its exterior.  The package was opened  |

| and it was verified that the metal container was not internally              |

| contaminated.  The ammo box was placed in a store room to decay.  The five   |

| (5) capsules containing technetium - 99m were used by the Hospital.  The RSO |

| called the vendor and informed them of the surface contamination found on    |

| the outside of the package.  The RSO will survey the path traveled through   |

| the Hospital by the vendor carrying the package to ensure the absence of     |

| loose contamination. The RSO will contact the vendor to verify if they had   |

| contamination issues with other shipments.                                   |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39694       |

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| FACILITY: SUSQUEHANNA              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/24/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:55[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        03/24/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:55[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GRANT FERNSLER               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/24/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |PAMELA HENDERSON     R1      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |STUART RICHARDS      NRR     |

|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  |

|2     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |

|                                                   |                          |

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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO BRUSH FIRE ON COMPANY PROPERTY                   |

|                                                                              |

| "On 3/24/03 at 1455 [EST] the Main Control Room was notified of a brush fire |

| on company property, outside the protected area.  County Emergency           |

| communications were notified to dispatch a local fire company to extinguish  |

| the fire.  The fire was not endangering the protected area surrounding the   |

| plant and therefore the onsite fire brigade was not activated.  No other     |

| equipment or company structures were threatened.  It was reported that the   |

| fire was extinguished at 1526 hours.                                         |

|                                                                              |

| "According to station guidelines, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management      |

| Agency (PEMA) was notified of the incident at 1512 hours.  Due to            |

| notification to a government agency and possible public interest, this event |

| was determined to be reportable under 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(xi)."                 |

|                                                                              |

| The Licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39695       |

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| FACILITY: SUSQUEHANNA              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/24/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:26[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        03/24/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:52[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFFREY MILLER               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/24/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          UNUSUAL EVENT         |PAMELA HENDERSON     R1      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |STUART RICHARDS      NRR     |

|AAEC 50.72(a) (1) (i)    EMERGENCY DECLARED     |NADER MAMISH         IRO     |

|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(xi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |DAVID BARDEN         FEMA    |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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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          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |

|                                                   |                          |

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| UNUSUAL EVENT DUE TO CONTAMINATED INDIVIDUAL BEING TRANSPORTED OFFSITE       |

|                                                                              |

| "At 4:52 PM EST PPL Susquehanna, LLC, declared an Unusual Event for a        |

| contaminated individual transported offsite. The EAL entered was 5.1. The    |

| individual had fallen while working in the Unit 2 Drywell of the Primary     |

| Containment.  Unit 2 is presently in a refuel outage.  First Aid personnel   |

| were dispatched and treated her injuries. The individual's injuries          |

| prevented the removal of all of the protective clothing.  Based on the       |

| inability to remove the clothing and completely frisk the individual, the    |

| individual is being considered contaminated.  At 16:57 a local ambulance     |

| transported the person offsite en route to a local hospital.                 |

|                                                                              |

| "This Emergency Plan entry is reportable under 10CFR50.72(a)1.               |

|                                                                              |

| "According to station guidelines, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management      |

| Agency (PEMA) was also notified of the incident. Due to notification to a    |

| government agency and possible public interest, this event is also           |

| [reportable under ] 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(xi)."                                   |

|                                                                              |

| The Licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector, local authorities, the     |

| state and will issue a press release of this incident.                       |

|                                                                              |

| *** UPDATE ON 3/24/03 AT 1948 EST FROM JERRY RINEHART TO ARLON COSTA ***     |

|                                                                              |

| "At 19:15 EST the Unusual Event was terminated.  The individual's PCs        |

| [protective clothing] were contaminated to 600 ccpm [corrected counts per    |

| minute]. The PCs were removed at the hospital and no other contamination was |

| found.  The ambulance and the treatment room at the hospital were also       |

| frisked and no contamination was found.  The contaminated PCs will be        |

| secured by the hospital's Radiation Protection staff and returned to the     |

| site tomorrow.                                                               |

|                                                                              |

| "The individual suffered a broken wrist [and was treated for other minor     |

| injuries]."                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "All state and local agencies have been advised.  A press release will be    |

| made."                                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| The Licensee notified  the UE termination to the NRC Resident Inspector.     |

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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   39696       |

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| FACILITY: PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/25/2003|

|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 01:15[EST]|

| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        03/24/2003|

|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        00:30[CST]|

|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  03/25/2003|

|    CITY:  PADUCAH                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+

|  COUNTY:  McCRACKEN                 STATE:  KY |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|LICENSE#:  GDP-1                 AGREEMENT:  Y  |MICHAEL PARKER       R3      |

|  DOCKET:  0707001                              |LARRY CAMPER         NMSS    |

+------------------------------------------------+JOHN JOLICOEUR       IRO     |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TOM WHITE                    |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NBNL                     RESPONSE-BULLETIN      |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| BULLETIN 91-01 24 HOUR REPORT FOR CRITICALITY CONTROL                        |

|                                                                              |

| At 0030 on 3-24-03, the Plant Shift Superintendent (PSS) was notified that   |

| nine (9) pallets of process equipment containing less than a safe uranium    |

| mass and spaced 2 feet edge to edge were discovered in C-335. NCSA GEN-010   |

| requires that the total uranium mass of an equipment group be independently  |

| verified and documented to be less than or equal to a safe mass based on the |

| highest assay according to CP2-PO-FO1031. No documentation exists to support |

| that the total uranium mass was verified or independently verified according |

| to CP2-PO-FO1031 in violation of NCSA GEN-010.                               |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Senior Resident Inspector has been notified of this event.           |

|                                                                              |

| PGDP Assessment and Tracking Report No. ATR 03-0876; PGDP Event Report No.   |

| PAD-2003-006, NRC Event Worksheet [EN 39696].                                |

|                                                                              |

| Responsible Division: Operations                                             |

|                                                                              |

| SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE OF EVENTS:                                               |

|                                                                              |

| Although the total mass of the grouped items was not independently verified  |

| to be less than a safe mass, no single pallet contains greater than 35       |

| pounds of uranium. The highest enrichment of any item was 2.0 wt. % 235U.    |

| The safe mass for uranium at 2.0 wt. % 235U is approximately 250 pounds.     |

|                                                                              |

| POTENTIAL CRITICALITY PATHWAYS INVOLVED (BRIEF SCENARIO(S) OF HOW            |

| CRITICALITY COULD OCCUR                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| In order for a criticality to be possible, greater than a safe mass of       |

| uranium must be accumulated and then become moderated.                       |

|                                                                              |

| CONTROLLED PARAMETERS MASS. MODERATION, GEOMETRY, CONCENTRATION, ETC         |

|                                                                              |

| Double contingency is maintained by implementation of two controls           |

| (verification and independent verification) of mass.                         |

|                                                                              |

| ESTIMATED AMOUNT, ENRICHMENT, FORM OF LICENSED MATERIAL (INCLUDE PROCESS     |

| LIMIT AND % WORST CASE CRITICAL MASS);                                       |

|                                                                              |

| No single pallet has greater than 35 pounds of uranium and the highest assay |

| of any Item is 2.0 wt. % 235U. The safe mass for this assay is 250 pounds.   |

|                                                                              |

| NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY CONTROL(S) OR CONTROL SYSTEM(S) AND DESCRIPTION   |

| OF THE FAILURES OR DEFICIENCIES                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The first leg of double contingency is based on mass. NCSA GEN-010 requires  |

| that the total uranium mass of grouped items be verified less than the UH    |

| [Uncomplicated Handling] mass limit and documented. No documentation exists  |

| that substantiates that this verification was performed; therefore, this     |

| control was violated. However, since none of the groups contain greater than |

| a safe mass this parameter was not exceeded.                                 |

|                                                                              |

| The second leg of double contingency is based on mass. NCSA GEN-010 requires |

| that the total uranium mass of grouped items be independently verified less  |

| than the UH mass limit and documented in accordance with CP2-PO-FO1031. No   |

| documentation exists that substantiates that this independent verification   |

| was performed; therefore, this control was violated.                         |

|                                                                              |

| Even though the mass parameter was maintained, double contingency is based   |

| on two controls on mass. Since neither control was maintained, double        |

| contingency was not maintained.                                              |

|                                                                              |

| CORRECTIVE ACTIONS TO RESTORE SAFETY SYSTEMS AND WHEN EACH WAS IMPLEMENTED:  |

|                                                                              |

| 1. Properly group and document each pallet according to CP2-CO-CN2030.       |

| 2. Upon completion of corrective action 1 for each of the 9 pallets, the     |

| exclusion zone and postings may be removed.                                  |

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