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Event Notification Report for April 14, 2006

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Event Reports For
04/13/2006 - 04/14/2006

** EVENT NUMBERS **


42496 42497

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Power Reactor Event Number: 42496
Facility: FITZPATRICK
Region: 1 State: NY
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-4
NRC Notified By: TIMOTHY PAGE
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 04/13/2006
Notification Time: 14:09 [ET]
Event Date: 04/13/2006
Event Time: 10:30 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 04/13/2006
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
JAMES NOGGLE (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

INADVERTANT ACTUATION OF EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SIRENS

"The purpose of this report is to provide a telephone notification under 10CFR50.72(b)(2)(xi) to notify the NRC of the inadvertent actuation of the Oswego County emergency notification sirens at approximately 1030 on 4/13/06. Oswego County is participating in a radiological exercise involving a simulated emergency at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant. It was during the simulated exercise that the sirens were inadvertently actuated.

"The Oswego County Emergency Management Office issued a News Release identifying the inadvertent actuation of the emergency sirens.

"The NRC Sr. Resident Inspector has been notified."

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Power Reactor Event Number: 42497
Facility: CALLAWAY
Region: 4 State: MO
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: DAVID LANTZ
HQ OPS Officer: BILL GOTT
Notification Date: 04/13/2006
Notification Time: 14:25 [ET]
Event Date: 04/13/2006
Event Time: 07:38 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 04/13/2006
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
TROY PRUETT (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

LOSS OF EMERGENCY CAPABILITY - TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER (TSC)

"This report is being made pursuant to 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(xiii), 8-hour Non-Emergency Report due to the loss of emergency assessment capability. The TSC filter absorber unit (FUB7001) and the TSC were declared non-function at 0738 Central Daylight Savings Time on 4/13/2006 for charcoal replacement activities. Charcoal replacement activities have an estimated completion time of 2000 on 4/13/2006. Affected Emergency Response Organization members have been instructed in the event of an emergency to report to designated backup facilities.

"Callaway Plant is currently operating in Mode 1 at 100% power. Normal plant operation is unaffected by the loss of ventilation filtration.

"The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector."

* * * UPDATE AT 1855 ON 4/13/06 FROM D. LANTZ TO W. GOTT * * *

"Maintenance and post maintenance testing activities for charcoal replacement in the TSC filter absorber unit have been completed. The TSC filter absorber unit and the TSC were declared functional and restored to service at 1738 CDST on 4/13/06"

Notified R4DO (T. Pruett)

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