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Event Notification Report for July 8, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           07/07/2003 - 07/08/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39631  39975  39976  39980  39981  39982  



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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:  07/07/2003|

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

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |WALTER RODGERS       R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |DAVID AYRES          R2      |

|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          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.                 |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 3/19/03 AT 1222 EST FROM E. SUMNER TO RIPLEY  * * *          |

|                                                                              |

| "On 03/19/03 @ 1105 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 1115 EST."                                 |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATED ON 3/31/03 AT 1159 EST FROM W.L. PARK TO A. COSTA * * *        |

|                                                                              |

| "On 3-31-03 [1105 EST], a loggerhead 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 1105 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.                                 |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 1235EST ON 4/9/03 FROM ANDY TEREZAKIS TO S.SANDIN * * *         |

|                                                                              |

| "On 4-9-03, a loggerhead 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 1100 EST. This non-emergency notification is being made      |

| pursuant to 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(xi) due to the notification of FWCC."           |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.  Notified R2DO(Landis).    |

|                                                                              |

| *** UPDATE ON 5/2/03 AT 1826 FROM S. OEHRLE TO A. COSTA ***                  |

|                                                                              |

| "On 5/2/03, a green sea turtle was retrieved from the intake canal.  The     |

| turtle  required rehabilitation.  The injuries were not causal to plant      |

| operation.  Per the plant's turtle permit, the Florida Fish and Wildlife     |

| Conservation Commission was notified at 1445 EDT.  This non-emergency        |

| notification is being made pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72 (b)(2)(xi) due to        |

| offsite notification."                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| The Licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector.  Notified R2DO          |

| (Munday).                                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| **** update on 05/24/03 at 1417 EDT FROM JOE HESSLING TO JOHN MACKINNON      |

| ****                                                                         |

|                                                                              |

| "On 5-24-03, a loggerhead sea turtle was retrieved from the plant's intake   |

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

| turtle was very underweight and lethargic, no injuries or anomalies noted.   |

| Turtle's condition is not causal to plant operation.  Per the plant's turtle |

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

| notified at 1345 EDT.  This non-emergency notification is being made         |

| pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi) due to the notification of FWCC. NRC R2DO |

| (TOM DECKER) notified.                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was by notified of this event by the licensee.    |

|                                                                              |

| ****UPDATE ON 5/27/03 AT 10:49 FROM HESSLING TO LAURA****                    |

|                                                                              |

| "On 5-27-03, a loggerhead sea turtle was retrieved from the plant's intake   |

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

| was underweight, and missing lower posterior marginals on left side.         |

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

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

| notified at 0850 EDT. This non-emergency notification is being made pursuant |

| to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi) due to the notification of FWCC."                  |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (T. Decker)                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 06/17/03 AT 12:45 EDT FROM CALVIN WARD TO ARLON COSTA * * *  |

|                                                                              |

| "At approximately 12:45 p.m. on 6/17/03 a loggerhead turtle was rescued from |

| the St. Lucie Plant intake canal. The turtle was injured and will be         |

| transported to the State authorized sea turtle rehabilitation facility. The  |

| Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (FDEP) was notified at 1:09 p.m.   |

| as required by the St. Lucie Plant Sea Turtle Permit - see the attached sea  |

| turtle stranding report (1 page).                                            |

|                                                                              |

| "Notification to the state government agency requires a four (4) Hr.         |

| Non-Emergency Notification to the NRC per 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi). There were |

| no unusual plant evolutions in progress which may have contributed to this   |

| event."                                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (L. Wert).                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 0605 EDT ON 6/26/03 FROM STEVE MERRILL TO S. SANDIN * * *       |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee was informed by the FWCC that the green sea turtle requiring    |

| rehabilitation which was retrieved from the plant's intake canal on 3/15/03  |

| had expired within 10 days of removal.  Consequently, the licensee is        |

| updating their 3/15/03 report to include this additional information.  The   |

| licensee will inform the NRC Resident Inspector.  Notified R2DO(C. Ogle).    |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 1506 EDT ON 07/01/03 FROM CALVIN WARD TO GOTT * * *             |

|                                                                              |

| On 04/02/03, a green sea turtle was retrieved from the intake canal.  The    |

| turtle  required rehabilitation.  The injuries were not causal to plant      |

| operation.  Per the plant's turtle permit, the Florida Fish and Wildlife     |

| Conservation Commission was notified.  This non-emergency notification is    |

| being made pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72 (b)(2)(xi) due to offsite notification.  |

| On 07/01/03 licensee QA discovered that the injury had occurred and that the |

| NRC had not been notified within the 4 hours.  The failure to report the     |

| event within the regulatory time is being investigated and has been entered  |

| into the stations corrective action program.                                 |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (Munday)                                                       |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE 1750 EDT ON 07/07/03 FROM JOE HESSLING TO MACKINNON * * *       |

|                                                                              |

| On 07/07/03, 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 Conversation Commission (FWCC)  |

| was notified at 1715 EDT.  This non-emergency 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 R2DO (Munday).                                                      |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39975       |

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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/03/2003|

|LICENSEE:  H&G INSPECTION                       |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:59[EDT]|

|    CITY:  Texas City               REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        05/20/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        14:30[CDT]|

|LICENSE#:  L02181                AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/03/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CHARLES MARSCHALL    R4      |

|                                                |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HELEN WATKINS                |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| OVEREXPOSURE                                                                 |

|                                                                              |

| Event occurred on May 20, 2003 between the hours of 0200 and 0230 hours CDT  |

| at the Amoco Refinery in Texas City, TX. Overexposure was reported to the    |

| Texas Dept. of Health on July 3, 2003.                                       |

|                                                                              |

| "A radiography source was not cranked into the fully shielded position       |

| resulting in a 6.403 R whole body exposure to a radiographer.  The           |

| radiographer was making wall thickness exposures using a 100 curie cobalt 60 |

| source with a directional collimator.  The radiographer made the last        |

| exposure for the night, then proceeded to retrieve the film and take it for  |

| development in the darkroom.  The radiographer believed the pigtail had been |

| fully retracted, however, his initial survey was not conclusive because his  |

| survey meter was not turned on.  Although the ratemeter was alarming,        |

| because of the noise level and the ear plugs, he did not initially hear      |

| ratemeter alarming.  When he did hear the faint ringing he checked the meter |

| and it was off. When the radiographer turned the meter on and resurveyed the |

| guide tubes, the needle went off-scale.  He checked his pocket dosimeter and |

| it was off scale.  The radiographer then retracted the pigtail into the      |

| fully shielded position.  The radiographers reported the event to their      |

| management by telephone, then returned to the company shop.                  |

|                                                                              |

| "The following day the personnel monitoring badge was sent for emergency     |

| processing.  The radiographer believes he was exposed for about one minute.  |

|                                                                              |

| "We will provide additional information as it is collected"                  |

|                                                                              |

| Source Production & Equipment Company.                                       |

| Source Information:                                                          |

| Model G-70 sn# C60-02                                                        |

| 101 Curies cobalt-60 on May 29, 2002 (3737GBq)                               |

|                                                                              |

| Texas Incident No:  I-8033                                                   |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39976       |

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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/03/2003|

|LICENSEE:  SUNOCO CHEMICALS                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 18:41[EDT]|

|    CITY:  LaPorte                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        06/19/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        06:45[CDT]|

|LICENSE#:  L02778                AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/03/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |CHARLES MARSCHALL    R4      |

|                                                |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HELEN WATKINS                |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| DAMAGED TEXAS NUCLEAR MODEL 5180A LEVEL GAUGE                                |

|                                                                              |

| "An explosion and fire occurred in a distillation unit.  The operating units |

| were shut down and the fire was extinguished.  A visual inspection of a      |

| level gauge installed on a vessel located in the area showed the device was  |

| intact with no apparent physical damage except heat discoloration was        |

| visible on the device.  A preliminary survey found no readings above the     |

| regulatory limits.  However, an attempt to close the shutter was made and    |

| debris and molten materials made the closing difficult.  A wipe test was     |

| performed with no leakage found.  The device and area was barricaded to      |

| prevent unauthorized entry.                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "Consultant Assistance:                                                      |

| A radiation technician from Alpha Process Sales inspected the device and the |

| area.  Occupancy surveys were made and showed no persons who entered the     |

| area received exposures over the allowable limits.                           |

|                                                                              |

| "Thermo-Measuretech of Round Rock, TX, an authorized company, removed the    |

| device and took possession for disposal.                                     |

|                                                                              |

| "TX Nuclear Level Gauge                                                      |

| TN model 5180A                                                               |

| source sn# B380, 500mCi [millicuries] Cs-137"                                |

|                                                                              |

| Texas Incident No: I-8032                                                    |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39980       |

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| FACILITY: BROWNS FERRY             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/07/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] [3]                STATE:  AL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:32[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4,[3] GE-4           |EVENT DATE:        07/07/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:00[CDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DONALD SMITH                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/07/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JOEL MUNDAY          R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|AUNA 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B)  UNANALYZED CONDITION   |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

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

|                                                   |                          |

|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| UNANALYZED CONDITION                                                         |

|                                                                              |

| "At 1500 on 07/07/2003, Operations received a revised Functional Evaluation  |

| concerning a Unit 1 Appendix R Analysis which affected both Units 2 & 3. It  |

| was identified that a Reactor Building fire could fault a Recirc Pump Motor  |

| Generator (MG) Set supply cable/control power cable and cause a loss of the  |

| control power required to trip the breaker. Upon further review, it was      |

| determined that the 250v dc control power associated circuit for the Recirc  |

| Pump Board breaker trip circuit does not have adequate separation from the   |

| 4KV feeder cable to the Recirc Pump MG Set (Unit 3) or the Variable          |

| Frequency Drive (Unit 2). A fire propagating to the Cable Spreading Room     |

| from the Reactor Building may affect safe shutdown circuits and remains      |

| unanalyzed. Roving Fire watches were established in the affected areas on    |

| both Units 2 & 3.                                                            |

|                                                                              |

| "This event is reportable as an 8-hour Notification and a 60-day written     |

| report in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72 (b)(3)(ii)(B) & 10 CFR                |

| 50.73(a)(2)(ii) as 'Any event or condition that results in the Nuclear Power |

| Plant being in an unanalyzed condition that significantly degrades plant     |

| safety.'"                                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector                             |

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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   39981       |

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| FACILITY: PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT   |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/07/2003|

|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 23:44[EDT]|

| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        07/07/2003|

|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        11:00[EDT]|

|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/07/2003|

|    CITY:  PIKETON                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+

|  COUNTY:  PIKE                      STATE:  OH |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|LICENSE#:  GDP-2                 AGREEMENT:  N  |CHRIS MILLER         R3      |

|  DOCKET:  0707002                              |THOMAS ESSIG         NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SPAETH                       |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NONR                     OTHER UNSPEC REQMNT    |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| MANUAL ACTUATION OF A SAFETY SYSTEM DUE TO UF6 CYLINDER LEAKAGE              |

|                                                                              |

| "On 07/07/03 at 1100 hrs the Plant Shift Superintendent's (PSS) office was   |

| notified by operations personnel at the X344 facility, that during the       |

| initiation of UF6 transfer from Autoclave #3 to the daughter cylinder, smoke |

| was observed emitting from between the cylinder valve stem and packing       |

| gland. The operator attempted to shut the cylinder valve, but discovered     |

| that the stem would continue to turn in the closing direction well beyond    |

| its normal expected shut position.  Out gassing continued to be observed     |

| emitting from between the cylinder valve stem and packing gland. The First   |

| Line Manager, observing the evolution directed the Operator to press the     |

| Emergency Closure Button placing autoclave #3 into containment. This was     |

| manual actuation of Safety Equipment used to mitigate (prevent) a release of |

| UF6.  Emergency Response was initiated and the Gas Release Alarm was         |

| activated to evacuate the building, which placed the other in service        |

| autoclave into containment.  All Air monitoring was less than detectable for |

| HF and below Plant Allowable Limits for Beta and Gamma."                     |

|                                                                              |

| Operations notified both the DOE site representative and the NRC resident    |

| inspector.                                                                   |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39982       |

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| FACILITY: LASALLE                  REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/08/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:52[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-5,[2] GE-5                    |EVENT DATE:        07/07/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        23:19[CDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  LARRY BLUNK                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/08/2003|

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

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHRIS MILLER         R3      |

|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   |

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

|                                                   |                          |

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

|                                                   |                          |

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| AUTOMATIC REACTOR SCRAM AT LaSALLE UNIT 2 DUE TO TRIP OF THE MAIN TURBINE    |

|                                                                              |

| "At 2319 CDT on July 7, 2003 LaSalle Unit 2 Automatically scrammed due to a  |

| trip of the main turbine. The main turbine trip was caused by a main lockout |

| due generator to a fault on the "B" phase of the main power disconnect. All  |

| rods inserted on the scram. Three safety relief valves actuated in the       |

| relief mode on the turbine trip. Both reactor recirc pumps tripped off and   |

| all three circulation water pumps tripped off. The main steam line isolation |

| valves and main steam line drains were closed due to the loss of the         |

| circulating water pumps. Tech Spec 3.0.3 was entered due to simultaneous     |

| inoperability of A, B, and C residual heat removal pumps. "A" residual heat  |

| removal pump was declared inoperable due to use in suppression pool cooling. |

| "B" and "C" residual heat removal pumps were inoperable at the beginning of  |

| the event for planned preventative maintenance on the essential core cooling |

| system ventilation. There were no automatic actuations of ECCS systems and   |

| no primary or secondary containment isolation system actuations. There was   |

| no ECCS injections into the reactor vessel. There were 3 subsequent auto     |

| scram signals on low reactor level due to level shrink on SRV closure in     |

| pressure control."                                                           |

|                                                                              |

| Unit 2 is currently stable with reactor feedwater being provided by the      |

| condensate system and reactor heat removal using SRV steam discharge to the  |

| suppression pool. Residual heat removal pumps "A" and "B" are operating to   |

| provide suppression pool cooling. "C" residual heat removal pump has been    |

| returned to operable status. All emergency diesel generators are available.  |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee also reported that the electrical system transient resulted in  |

| the need to reduce power on LaSalle Unit 1 from 100% to ~92% to stabilize    |

| condensate booster pump suction pressure.                                    |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector                         |

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