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Event Notification Report for June 25, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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                              Event Reports For

                           06/24/2003 - 06/25/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39949  39951  39953  



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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39949       |

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| REP ORG:  CALIFORNIA RADIATION CONTROL PRGM    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/19/2003|

|LICENSEE:  AGI GEOTECHNICAL                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:30[EDT]|

|    CITY:  VAN NUYS                 REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        06/19/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:        07:30[PDT]|

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/19/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |DALE POWERS          R4      |

|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KATHLEEN KAUFMAN             |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

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|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

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| CALIFORNIA AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE            |

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| [DELETED] , Director LA County Radiological Health Management of the CA      |

| Radiological Health Branch and  [DELETED]  Senior Health Physicist           |

| [DELETED] ) called to report that a Moisture Density Gauge (50 milli-Curies  |

| Am-241 and 10 milli-Curies Cs-137) (Manufacture Campbell Pacific, Model MC1, |

| serial # 11114098)  was stolen from a truck at 7:30 AM PDT.  The truck was   |

| at  7-11 in Torrance, California and the driver was inside the 7-11.  The    |

| driver noticed the missing material after he drove away from the 7-11.  The  |

| licensee is AGI Geotechnical  [DELETED] ).  The Torrance Police Department   |

| was notified.                                                                |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39951       |

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| REP ORG:  SC DIV OF HEALTH & ENV CONTROL       |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/20/2003|

|LICENSEE:  GEO-SYSTEMS DESIGN & TESTING, INC.   |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:42[EDT]|

|    CITY:  NEWBERRY                 REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        06/20/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  SC |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|

|LICENSE#:  412                   AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/20/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |LEONARD WERT         R2      |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM PETERSON                 |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT                                                       |

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| The following information was received from South Carolina Department of     |

| Health and Environmental Control via facsimile:                              |

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| "The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control was notified on June  |

| 20, 2003, by a representative from Geo-Systems Design and Testing, that a    |

| portable gauging device had been run over by a construction vehicle at a     |

| construction work site.  The gauge is a Campbell Pacific Nuclear model 131   |

| containing 10 [milliCuries] of cesium-137 and 50 [milliCuries] of Am-241:Be. |

| The licensee is maintaining constant surveillance of the damaged gauge.  The |

| extent of damage at this time is unknown but the licensee has indicated the  |

| gauge is crushed.  State inspectors are responding at this time and are      |

| traveling to the scene.  Updates to this event will be made through the      |

| national NMED system."                                                       |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39953       |

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| REP ORG:  NEW MEXICO RAD CONTROL PROGRAM       |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/20/2003|

|LICENSEE:  TERACON                              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:50[EDT]|

|    CITY:  LENEXA                   REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        06/20/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  KS |EVENT TIME:        11:00[CDT]|

|LICENSE#:  DM346                 AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/20/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |DALE POWERS          R4      |

|                                                |C.W. (BILL) REAMER   NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BILL FLOYD                   |                             |

|  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 - STOLEN MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE                       |

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| The following information was obtained from the New Mexico Radiation Control |

| Bureau:                                                                      |

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| At 1750 EDT on 06/20/03, the Program Manager of New Mexico's Radiation       |

| Control Bureau reported a stolen Troxler Moisture Density Gauge (10          |

| milli-curies CS-137 and 44 milli-curies Am-241).  The licensee's employee    |

| reported that the gauge was in a box and chained to his truck at 2100 CDT    |

| last night, 06/19/03.  Today, 06/20/03, at 1100 CDT when the employee        |

| reached the worksite in Ruidoso, NM, the gauge was missing.  Apparently the  |

| chain had been moved enough to open the box.  The licensee is Teracon,       |

| Lenexa, KS. The licensee was advised to report the incident to local law     |

| enforcement.                                                                 |

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