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Event Notification Report for May 16, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           05/15/2003 - 05/16/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39849  39851  39852  



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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39849       |

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| FACILITY: COMANCHE PEAK            REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 05/15/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 05:27[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        05/15/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        02:52[CDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HALL                         |LAST UPDATE DATE:  05/15/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |WILLIAM JOHNSON      R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |MICHAEL CASE         NRR     |

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

|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   |

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

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

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

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| REACTOR TRIP FROM 100% POWER ON BOTH UNITS DUE TO TURBINE TRIP ON BOTH       |

| UNITS                                                                        |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee reported that a loss of power on the 345KV grid caused a        |

| turbine trip on both units which resulted in a reactor trip from 100% on     |

| both units.  All rods fully inserted and no ECCS was actuated.  Both units   |

| are currently at Mode 3 in natural circulation and stable.  The auxiliary    |

| feed water systems started on both units to maintain steam generator levels. |

| The reactor coolant temperature is being controlled by using the steam       |

| generator atmospheric relief valves.  Since the safety systems were powered  |

| by an alternate offsite power supply, the 4 emergency diesels did not auto   |

| start, but they are operable.  The licensee is investigating why they lost   |

| the 345KV grid.                                                              |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39851       |

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| REP ORG:  NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER             |NOTIFICATION DATE: 05/15/2003|

|LICENSEE:  NORTH ANNA                           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:45[EDT]|

|    CITY:  KNGMAN                   REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        05/14/2003|

|  COUNTY:  SUMNER                    STATE:  KS |EVENT TIME:        18:00[CDT]|

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  05/15/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |WILLIAM JOHNSON      R4      |

|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

+------------------------------------------------+TIM MCGINTY          DIRO    |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  LYNN WARRICK                 |JANICE KROON         EPA     |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  |DAVID WHITFILL       STAT    |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |                             |

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| TRANSPORTATION INCIDENT                                                      |

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| The National Response Center sent a fax to the Operations Center regarding   |

| the following transportation incident:                                       |

|                                                                              |

| A tractor trailer carrying the reactor vessel head from North Anna power     |

| plant to EnviroCare in Clive, UT was sideswiped by a pickup truck being      |

| driven by a drunk driver near Kingman, KS on Route 42.  The pickup truck     |

| passed the tractor trailer at approximately 80 mph, and proceeded down the   |

| road, where it was involved in a traffic accident.  The incidental impact    |

| between the pickup and the tractor trailer caused a minor tear in the        |

| protective tarp and plastic container containing the vessel head, along with |

| depositing some paint on the head itself.  There was no apparent structural  |

| damage to the vessel head, and no apparent radioactive release into the      |

| atmosphere.                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| The truck driver stopped his vehicle in Greensburg, Kansas to assess the     |

| condition of the vessel head.  The shipper is sending a representative to    |

| inspect the packing material integrity.  The state of Kansas will also be    |

| sending a representative out to the scene to assist.                         |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39852       |

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| FACILITY: COLUMBIA GENERATING STATIREGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 05/15/2003|

|    UNIT:  [2] [] []                 STATE:  WA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:17[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-5                             |EVENT DATE:        05/15/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:15[PDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM FISHER                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  05/15/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |WILLIAM JOHNSON      R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|DDDD 73.71(b)(1)         SAFEGUARDS REPORTS     |                             |

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

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

|2     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |

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| SAFEGUARDS EVENT                                                             |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee reported a vulnerability in a safeguard system that could allow |

| unauthorized or undetected access to a protected area and vital area.  The   |

| licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector. Contact the Headquarters       |

| Operations Officer for additional details.                                   |

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