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Event Notification Report for July 24, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           07/23/2003 - 07/24/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



40006  40007  40012  40013  



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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   40006       |

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| REP ORG:  LANG BROTHERS, Inc.                  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/21/2003|

|LICENSEE:  LANG BROTEHRS, Inc.                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:39[EDT]|

|    CITY:  Parkersburg              REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        07/21/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  WV |EVENT TIME:        07:30[EDT]|

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/21/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |ANNE BOLAND          R2      |

|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

+------------------------------------------------+ROBERTA WARREN       TAT     |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JACK HEFNER                  |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|BLO1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |

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| STOLEN TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE                                        |

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| On Monday morning, July 21, 2003 around 0730 EDT it was discovered that a    |

| Troxler Model # 3440 (serial # 18908) moisture density gauge had been stolen |

| from a work site in Parkersburg, WV.  The Troxler moisture gauge had been    |

| double locked inside a cabinet.  Workers reporting to the job site had found |

| that both locks had been pried off and the moisture density gauge was        |

| missing.  The gauge was in its case. The moisture density gauge was last     |

| seen Friday evening, July 18, 2003. The moisture density gauge is owned by   |

| Lang Brothers, Inc. which is located in Bridgeport, WV.  The Radiation       |

| Safety Officer (RSO) did not have the license number of the stolen moisture  |

| density with him.  He did say that he would notify the local police that the |

| moisture density gauge had been stolen.  Troxler Model # 3440 contains 10    |

| millicuries of cesium-137 and 40 millicuries of americium-241/beryllium      |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   40007       |

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| FACILITY: WATERFORD                REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/22/2003|

|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  LA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:13[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [3] CE                               |EVENT DATE:        07/21/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:15[CDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MIKE BRANDON                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/23/2003|

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

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |TROY PRUETT          R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |

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

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

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

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| FITNESS FOR DUTY                                                             |

|                                                                              |

| This is a corrected report reissued to provide the information supplied by   |

| the licensee.                                                                |

|                                                                              |

| "A licensed operator tested positive for an illegal substance during a       |

| random Fitness for Duty (FFD) test.  The results of this test have been      |

| reviewed and confirmed by the site's Medical Review Officer.                 |

|                                                                              |

| "Immediate action was taken to remove the individual's access to the plant.  |

| Other actions required by 10 CFR 26.27(b)(2) and company procedure are also  |

| being taken.                                                                 |

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| "A review of the employee's work is being conducted.  The individual has not |

| stood watch as a Senior Reactor Operator since 4/18/03.                      |

|                                                                              |

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

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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   40012       |

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| REP ORG:  U. S. AIR FORCE                      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/23/2003|

|LICENSEE:  U. S. AIRFORCE                       |NOTIFICATION TIME: 07:49[EDT]|

|    CITY:  CLOVIS                   REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        07/23/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NM |EVENT TIME:             [MDT]|

|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/23/2003|

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

|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |ANNE BOLAND          R2      |

|                                                |KRISS KENNEDY        R4      |

+------------------------------------------------+DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CRAIG REFOSCO                |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  GERRY WAIG                   |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|BLO1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |

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| LOST OR STOLEN TRITIUM SOURCE EXIT SIGN - U. S. AIR FORCE                    |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee reported that an exit sign containing an estimated 20 curie     |

| tritium source was determined to missing on July 18, 2003. The exit sign is  |

| missing from building 155, Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, New Mexico. The    |

| exit sign serial number is 188945.                                           |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   40013       |

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| FACILITY: HADDAM NECK              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/23/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  CT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:45[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        07/23/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:52[EDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MICHAEL HEYL                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/23/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  NATHAN SANFILIPPO            +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |DANIEL HOLODY        R1      |

|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   |

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

|1     N          N       0        Decommissioned   |0        Decommissioned   |

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| LOSS OF CONTROL OF SAFEGUARDS MATERIAL                                       |

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| Discovered vulnerability in control of safeguards material for which         |

| compensatory measures had not been employed.  Immediate compensatory         |

| measures taken upon discovery.  Licensee contacted NRC Region I (Bellamy)    |

| and the State of Connecticut.                                                |

|                                                                              |

| Contact the Headquarters Operations Officer for additional details.          |

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