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Event Notification Report for December 31, 2003

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12/30/2003 - 12/31/2003

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40418 40419

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Power Reactor Event Number: 40418
Facility: FT CALHOUN
Region: 4 State: NE
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] CE
NRC Notified By: ERICK MATZKE
HQ OPS Officer: CHAUNCEY GOULD
Notification Date: 12/30/2003
Notification Time: 12:27 [ET]
Event Date: 12/30/2003
Event Time: 08:30 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/30/2003
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.73 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
Tom Farnholtz (R4)

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

LICENSED EMPLOYEE FAILED A RANDOM FITNESS FOR DUTY ALCOHOL TEST

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The NRC Resident Inspector was notified

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Power Reactor Event Number: 40419
Facility: COOK
Region: 3 State: MI
Unit: [ ] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: SCOTT RICHARDSON
HQ OPS Officer: CHAUNCEY GOULD
Notification Date: 12/30/2003
Notification Time: 15:01 [ET]
Event Date: 12/30/2003
Event Time: 13:30 [EST]
Last Update Date: 12/30/2003
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):
KENNETH RIEMER (R3)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
2 A/R Y 100 Power Operation 0 Hot Standby

Event Text

REACTOR TRIPPED FROM 100% POWER DUE TO LOW STEAM GENERATOR

Cook unit 2 automatically tripped from 100% power due to low steam generator level coincident with feed flow less than steam flow. The cause of this condition is under investigation, but it is suspected that unplanned closure of the steam generator 2 & 3 feedwater isolation valves led to the initiating signal. It is believed that the feedwater isolation valve closure originated from an abnormality in the Control Room Instrument Distribution(CRID) 120VAC power system. Technicians were landing leads on a Residual Heat Removal (RHR) System flow transmitter which was fed from the suspected CRID supply at the time of the event. An arc was observed during the lead landing procedure.

The main generator also required a manual trip signal by control room operators due to sticking of the main stop valve which is also being investigated. All other systems responded as expected. All rods fully inserted, no ECCS actuation occurred, and no relief valves lifted. The unit is stable in mode 3 with aux feedwater providing heat sink supply.

The NRC Resident Inspector has been informed.

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