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Event Notification Report for August 7, 2003








                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           08/06/2003 - 08/07/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39631  39941  40033  40049  



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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:  08/06/2003|

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

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

|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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|                                                |                             |

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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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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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).                                                      |

|                                                                              |

|                                                                              |

| * * *  UPDATE ON 07/25/03 @ 1510  BY  CALVIN WORD TO STEVE SANDIN * * *      |

|                                                                              |

| On 7/25/03, a 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.   |

| This non-emergency notification 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 and other Government        |

| Agencies                                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| Reg 2 RDO(Anne Boland) was informed                                          |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 08/06/03 AT 1611 BY ALAN HALL TO ARLON COSTA * * *           |

|                                                                              |

| "On 08/06/03 [at 1410], a 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. This non-emergency notification is being made pursuant to 10   |

| CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi) due to the notification of FWCC. Stranding Report copy   |

| attached."                                                                   |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                         |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R2DO (Stephen Cahill).                                              |

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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   39941       |

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| REP ORG:  GUTHRIE HEALTH CARE                  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/16/2003|

|LICENSEE:  GUTHRIE HEALTH CARE                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:20[EDT]|

|    CITY:  SAYRE                    REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        06/12/2003|

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

|LICENSE#:  37-01893-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/06/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |RAYMOND LORSON       R1      |

|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOON PARK                    |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|LDIF 35.3045(a)(1)       DOSE <> PRESCRIBED DOSA|                             |

|LOTH 35.3045(a)(3)       DOSE TO OTHER SITE > SP|                             |

|                                                |                             |

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| DISCOVERY THAT PART OF THE IMPLANTED SEEDS WERE NOT IN THE PROPER SITE       |

|                                                                              |

| A patient was referred for treatment, due to reoccurring prostate cancer, to |

| the hospital where he had previously had treatment. Seeds were implanted     |

| around May 2001.  A scan of the previous treatment of implanted seeds        |

| determined that many of the seeds were not located in the prostate, but in   |

| adjacent tissue where they would have been ineffective in treatment.  Also,  |

| a review of the records indicated a scan was performed in early 2002, but    |

| was not followed up on. The patient and referring physician have been        |

| informed.  The hospital is conducting an investigation into the event and    |

| also developing a plan to provide appropriate treatment for the patient.     |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 07/18/03 AT 1638 FROM JOON PARK TO ARLON COSTA * * *         |

|                                                                              |

| Post-op dosimetry on one patient was determined to be a misadministration.   |

| The dose that covered  the prostate was more than 20 percent different  from |

| the prescription as well as the penile bulb dose being close to 50 percent   |

| of the prescription dose.  Efforts are being made to contact the affected    |

| patient.  The licensee will continue efforts to obtain post-op dosimetry on  |

| the rest of the patients related to this incident so that  evaluations for   |

| misadministration can be performed.                                          |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1DO (Della Greca) and NMSS EO (Pierson).                           |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 07/25/03 AT 0921 EDT FROM JOON PARK TO JOHN MACKINNON * * *  |

|                                                                              |

| Post-op dosimetry for two patients were determined to be a                   |

| misadministration.  The patients had their prostates treated some time in    |

| the year 2001.  The iodine-125 seeds were placed  2 to 3 centimeters below   |

| the area where they were supposed to be located.  The improper location of   |

| the iodine-125 seeds caused more than 50% of the prescribed dose to be       |

| delivered to an un-intended organ.  The patients will be notified.           |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1DO (Dan Holody) and NMSS EO (Trish Holahan).                      |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 07/30/03 AT 0911 EDT FROM JOON PARK TO ARLON COSTA * * *     |

|                                                                              |

| Two additional patients of a group of seven were identified as having        |

| received a misadministration of iodine-125 to an unintended organ. The       |

| patients will be notified of this misadministration.  The licensee is in the |

| process of clarifying and document the issues related to this incident.      |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1DO (James Moorman) and NMSS EO (Tom Essig).                       |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 08/07/03 AT 1535 EDT FROM CHARLES LEE TO NATHAN SANFILIPPO * |

| * *                                                                          |

|                                                                              |

| Another patient has been identified who received a misadministration of      |

| iodine-125 to the prostate.  The prescribed dose was 144 Gy, and it was      |

| delivered using 76 seeds and 27 needles as planned prior to the implant      |

| date.  After reviewing the CT, which was done on Feb. 27, 2001, the V100 of  |

| the prostate received 29% of the prescribed dose.  The penile bulb at 72 Gy  |

| received 44.8%.  The licensee indicated that they have looked into 8         |

| patients who may have been misadministered, of which, one was not declared a |

| misadministration.  The other seven appear in this notification.  There are  |

| 23 total patients that the licensee intends to review.                       |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R1DO (Clifford Anderson) and NMSS EO (Fred Brown).                  |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   40033       |

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| FACILITY: PALO VERDE               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/29/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  AZ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 21:13[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE,[3] CE                 |EVENT DATE:        07/29/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:16[MST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DUANE KANITZ                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/06/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CHUCK CAIN           R4      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |PAT GWYNN            RA      |

|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B)  RPS ACTUATION - CRITICA|WILLIAM BECKNER      NRR     |

|AESF 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)  VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUAT|                             |

|ACCS 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(A)  ECCS INJECTION         |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

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

|                                                   |                          |

|2     M/R        Y       98       Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |

|                                                   |                          |

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| UNIT 2 WAS MANUALLY TRIPPED AFTER  A STUCK OPEN SPRAY VALVE FAILED TO CLOSE  |

|                                                                              |

| "On July 29, 2003, at approximately 1518 Mountain Standard Time (MST) Palo   |

| Verde Unit 2 plant operators manually tripped the reactor from approximately |

| 98% rated thermal power due to reduced reactor coolant system pressure when  |

| a pressurizer spray valve opened and failed to close on operator demand.     |

| Unit 2 was at normal temperature and pressure prior to the trip. All CEAs    |

| inserted fully into the reactor core. This was an uncomplicated reactor      |

| trip. No emergency classification was required per the Emergency Plan.       |

| Containment Isolation and Safety Injection Actuation Signals were received   |

| following the manual reactor trip per design. Safety related buses remained  |

| energized during and following the reactor trip. No significant LCOs have    |

| been entered as a result of this event. The pressurizer spray valve that     |

| initiated the event was being placed in service following maintenance.       |

|                                                                              |

| "Unit 2 is stabilized in Mode 3 at approximately 564 degrees F and 2200      |

| psia. The reactor coolant system remains in natural circulation with heat    |

| removal via Steam Bypass Control to the main condenser. The event did not    |

| result in any challenges to fission product barriers and there were no       |

| adverse safety consequences as a result of this event. The event did not     |

| adversely affect the safe operation of the plant or the health and safety of |

| the public.                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "The Resident Inspector was informed of the Unit 2 reactor trip and this     |

| notification. The Resident Inspector is onsite to observe response to the    |

| reactor trip.                                                                |

|                                                                              |

| "The reactor coolant pumps were secured after the trip to stop continued     |

| spray flow and depressurization per the alarm response procedure.  The       |

| offsite electrical power grid is stable."                                    |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 8/6/03 AT 2325 EDT FROM D. GRAFF TO E. THOMAS * * *          |

|                                                                              |

| "At the time of the initial notification it was not believed that an ECCS    |

| discharge to the RCS occurred.  Subsequent review of post-trip data          |

| determined that injection did occur.  The total accumulated actuation cycles |

| to date for Palo Verde Unit 2 is 8.  The thermal fatigue limit is 160        |

| cycles, thus the unit is well within the 0.70 (70%) usage threshold of 112   |

| cycles.                                                                      |

|                                                                              |

| "Unit 2 is in Mode 1 at approximately 98% power, normal operating            |

| temperature and pressure.                                                    |

|                                                                              |

| "The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified of this followup               |

| notification."                                                               |

|                                                                              |

| The ECCS actuation occurred on a low pressurizer pressure signal.            |

|                                                                              |

| Notified R4DO (J. Whitten)                                                   |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   40049       |

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| FACILITY: BEAVER VALLEY            REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/06/2003|

|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:12[EDT]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/06/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:30[EDT]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GEORGE STOROLIS              |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/06/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BILL GOTT                    +-----------------------------+

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

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |CLIFFORD ANDERSON    R1      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

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

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

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

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

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

|                                                   |                          |

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

|                                                   |                          |

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| UNANALYZED CONDITION                                                         |

|                                                                              |

| "On 8/06/2003 at 1630 hours, the Beaver Valley Power Station (BVPS) Unit 2   |

| control room was notified by Engineering that the manual operator actions    |

| specified in Unit 2 post-fire procedures are not adequate for defeating a    |

| potential fire-induced spurious operation of the Power Operated Relief       |

| Valves (PORVs).  The procedure step de-energizes the PORVs by opening        |

| breakers at the d-c distribution panel.  This action alone would not be      |

| sufficient to prevent a cable-to-cable hot short from re-energizing the      |

| circuit since the de-energized circuit is routed in cable trays with other   |

| energized circuits in the affected fire areas.  Preliminary reviews have     |

| identified the following potentially affected fire areas:                    |

|                                                                              |

| CB-1 Control Building Instrumentation and Relay Area                         |

| CB-2 Control Building Cable Spreading Room                                   |

| CB-3 Control Building Main Control Room                                      |

| CB-6 Control Building West Communication Room                                |

| CT-1 Cable Tunnel                                                            |

| CV-1 Cable Vault and Rod Control Area                                        |

| SB-1 Emergency Switchgear Room (Orange)                                      |

| RC-1 Reactor Containment                                                     |

|                                                                              |

| "An hourly roving fire watch patrol has been established for the affected    |

| fire areas as compensatory measures, with the exception of the Main Control  |

| Room and the Reactor Containment area, until the condition is fully          |

| evaluated and resolved.  The Main Control Room is continuously manned and    |

| does not require an hourly fire watch patrol.  The Reactor Containment area  |

| is not accessible during normal power operations and, as such, compensatory  |

| measures for this area will include a once-per-shift verification of remote  |

| instrumentation by operations personnel to confirm that there are no         |

| abnormal conditions or indications for this area.                            |

|                                                                              |

| "This condition was discovered during the review of manual operator actions  |

| for fire-induced spurious operations to confirm the safe shutdown circuit    |

| analysis is consistent with the manual actions identified in the             |

| procedures.                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| "This condition is being reported pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(ii) as an   |

| unanalyzed condition that significantly degraded plant safety since the      |

| failure to assure the PORVs remain in the closed position could result in    |

| the failure to meet the fire protection safe shutdown criteria.  BVPS Unit 2 |

| was licensed to the NUREG 0800 Standard Review Plan 9.5.1 "Fire Protection   |

| Program", and License Condition 2.F requires compliance to the provisions of |

| the approved fire protection program as described in the Final Safety        |

| Analysis Report.  UFSAR Section 9.5A.1.2.1.6 states that the safe shutdown   |

| capability should not be adversely affected by a fire in any plant area      |

| which results in spurious actuation of the redundant valves in any one       |

| high-low pressure interface line.  Even though there is a very low           |

| likelihood of multiple shorts causing a spurious PORV actuation in an        |

| ungrounded DC circuit, the existing actions to prevent re-energizing the     |

| circuit and causing a spurious actuation of the PORVs is not consistent with |

| the NRC guidance for high-low pressure interface valves.                     |

|                                                                              |

| "The NRC resident inspector has been notified."                              |

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