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Event Notification Report for November 6, 2003

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11/05/2003 - 11/06/2003

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40291 40293 40298 40299

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General Information or Other Event Number: 40291
Rep Org: NE DIV OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
Licensee: BIG RED KENO LOTTERY
Region: 4
City: OMAHA State: NE
County:
License #: GL0387
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: TRUDY K. HILL
HQ OPS Officer: GERRY WAIG
Notification Date: 11/03/2003
Notification Time: 12:13 [ET]
Event Date: 01/01/1993
Event Time: [CST]
Last Update Date: 11/03/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
MARK SHAFFER (R4)
CHARLES MILLER (NMSS)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE - LOST OR STOLEN TRITIUM ILLUMINATED SIGN

The following was received from the State of Nebraska via facsimile:

"Four signs with 8.5 curies of tritium were installed at Big Red Keno Lottery in 1991 during a remodeling project. The main entrance to the building was moved in about 1993. The original main entrance doorway was closed except for a small door which was not a fire exit. They believe the sign to the original entrance was removed at that time. No one knows where the sign went. After doing an inventory requested by this Agency, the facility discovered the sign missing and we were notified.

"The lost sign is a sealed source, manufactured by Safety Light Corporation, Model Number 880-12-5-12, Serial Number C17089. The probable disposition of the sign is the city landfill.

"Nebraska event report ID number NE-03-0005"

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General Information or Other Event Number: 40293
Rep Org: OR DEPT OF HEALTH RAD PROTECTION
Licensee: GEORGIA PACIFIC, INC.
Region: 4
City: Tualatin State: OR
County:
License #: ORE 90950
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: EDWIN WRIGHT
HQ OPS Officer: MIKE RIPLEY
Notification Date: 11/03/2003
Notification Time: 19:15 [ET]
Event Date: 11/03/2003
Event Time: 12:00 [PST]
Last Update Date: 11/03/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
MARK SHAFFER (R4)
E. WILLIAM BRACH (NMSS)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE

A Troxler Model 3440 Moisture Density Gauge, S/N 34418 (8 millicurie Cs-137; 40 millicurie Am-241/Be) was stolen from the back of a pickup truck sometime between 2000 PST 11/02/03 and 1200 PST 11/03/03 at an employee's apartment complex in Tualatin, OR. The gauge was locked in its case and the case was chained to the truck at the time of the theft.

The licensee notified the Tualatin, OR police department. The State Dept. of Radiation Protection will be issuing a press release.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 40298
Facility: BRAIDWOOD
Region: 3 State: IL
Unit: [ ] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: JAMES SMIT
HQ OPS Officer: RICH LAURA
Notification Date: 11/05/2003
Notification Time: 03:45 [ET]
Event Date: 11/04/2003
Event Time: 21:32 [CST]
Last Update Date: 11/05/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) - VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUATION
Person (Organization):
DAVID HILLS (R3)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
2 N N 0 Cold Shutdown 0 Cold Shutdown

Event Text

BRAIDWOOD 2 AFW SUPPORT SYSTEM ACTUATION DURING OUTAGE

"Unit 2 auxiliary feedwater support systems actuated during scheduled ATWS testing when an unrelated clearance order placement de-energized two 6.9 kv busses (256 and 258). The 2 of 4 6.9 kv bus undervoltage coincidence initiated a valid auto-start signal causing lube oil pumps 2AF01PA-A, 2AF01PB-A and 2AF01PB-C to start. Auxiliary Feedwater Pump AOV discharge valves 2AF004A and 2AF004B auto opened. 2AF01PA 4kv breaker, which was in the equipment test position. Neither auxiliary feedwater pump started and no water transferred to the steam generators."

The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 40299
Facility: CRYSTAL RIVER
Region: 2 State: FL
Unit: [3] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [3] B&W-L-LP
NRC Notified By: RICHARD SWEENEY
HQ OPS Officer: GERRY WAIG
Notification Date: 11/05/2003
Notification Time: 19:31 [ET]
Event Date: 11/05/2003
Event Time: 17:34 [EST]
Last Update Date: 11/05/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B) - RPS ACTUATION - CRITICAL
50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) - VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUATION
Person (Organization):
STEPHEN CAHILL (R2)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
3 A/R Y 37 Power Operation 0 Hot Standby

Event Text

AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP DUE TO HIGH REACTOR COOLANT SYSTEM PRESSURE

"Crystal River Unit 3 was at 37 percent power starting up from a refueling outage. During troubleshooting of control problems with the B Main Feedwater Pump, a feedwater transient occurred which underfed the steam generators. This resulted in a reactor trip on high Reactor Coolant System pressure and Emergency Feedwater Actuation on low steam generator levels. This event is reportable as a 4-Hour Non-Emergency Notification per 10CFR50.72 (b)(2)(iv)(B) for Reactor Protection System Actuation and as an 8-Hour Non Emergency Notification per 10CFR50.72 (b)(3)(iv)(A) for Emergency Feedwater Actuation."

The licensee reported that all control rods fully inserted on the trip and that steam generator safety valves lifted and reseated as expected. The primary system is currently at 2155 psi, 549 degrees F with steam generator feedwater being supplied by auxiliary feedwater. The main condenser is available and is being used for primary system heat removal via steam dump. The station electrical grid is stable and in normal configuration; the emergency diesel generators are operable and in standby.

The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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