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Event Notification Report for December 9, 2003

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Event Reports For
12/08/2003 - 12/09/2003

** EVENT NUMBERS **


40360 40374

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!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED !!!!!
Power Reactor Event Number: 40360
Facility: GINNA
Region: 1 State: NY
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-2-LP
NRC Notified By: ROBIN NYE
HQ OPS Officer: CHAUNCEY GOULD
Notification Date: 11/28/2003
Notification Time: 08:18 [ET]
Event Date: 11/27/2003
Event Time: 23:30 [EST]
Last Update Date: 12/08/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
ANTHONY DIMITRIADIS (R1)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

PLANT HAD AN INADVERTENT SIREN ACTIVATION

"At 2330 11/27/2003 RG&E Energy Operations Center Notified the Control Room that an Emergency Notification Siren on Arbor Road was going off. The Siren System Controller was checked and verified that the siren had inadvertently activated. The Siren System Controller was used to reset and then check that the siren was operable. The siren was reset by 2345 11/27/2003. The 4 hour notification was inadvertently missed by the midnight shift."

The licensee will be investigating the cause of this inadvertent siren activation.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

* * * EVENT RETRACTED ON 12/08/03 AT 1232 BY ROBIN NYE TO GERRY WAIG

"At 2330 on November 27, 2003, RG&E was notified that an Emergency Notification Siren on Arbor Road appeared to have inadvertently activated. However, since that time, RG&E has performed an extensive evaluation and determined that there is no indication that the siren in the vicinity had been activated. This event has been discussed with the resident inspector and he has been informed that the event will be retracted."

Notified R1DO (Aniello Della Greca)

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General Information or Other Event Number: 40374
Rep Org: LOUISIANA RADIATION PROTECTION DIV
Licensee: BAYOU INSPECTION SERVICES
Region: 4
City: AMELIA State: LA
County: ST MARY PARRISH
License #: LA-7112-L01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: SCOTT BLACKWELL
HQ OPS Officer: GERRY WAIG
Notification Date: 12/04/2003
Notification Time: 16:03 [ET]
Event Date: 12/03/2003
Event Time: 17:00 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/04/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
CLAUDE JOHNSON (R4)
THOMAS ESSIG (NMSS)
HO NIEH (IRO)
VIVIAN CAMPBELL (R4)
RANDY BIBBY (DHS)
MIKE SMITH (DOE)

Event Text

LOUISIANA AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LOST Ir-192 RADIOGRAPHY CAMERA

An IR-100 industrial radiography camera, serial number 4470, Spec model G40F, with a 33 curie Ir-192 source, serial number KG2801, was reported lost while being transported by the licensee from a work-site to the licensee's office. On December 3, 2003 at approximately 1700 CST the licensee, Bayou Inspection Service, 318 Degravelle Road, Amelia, LA was transporting the radiography camera from a work-site located at 1081 Highway 70, Pierre Port, LA to the Amelia, LA address, a distance of approximately 20 miles. Upon arrival at the office, the camera was noticed missing from the pickup truck being used to transport it from the worksite. The route of travel was from the work-site on Highway 70, through Morgan City, and to the Amelia exit on Highway 90 . The licensee notified the State of Louisiana of the event on 12/04/03 at 0940 CST and has notified local law enforcement along the route of travel.

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