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Event Notification Report for May 19, 2008

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05/16/2008 - 05/19/2008

** EVENT NUMBERS **


44210 44212 44220 44221

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General Information or Other Event Number: 44210
Rep Org: FLORIDA BUREAU OF RADIATION CONTROL
Licensee: A SQUARED INC.
Region: 1
City: ORLANDO State: FL
County:
License #: 3727-1
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: STEVE FURNACE
HQ OPS Officer: PETE SNYDER
Notification Date: 05/13/2008
Notification Time: 17:13 [ET]
Event Date: 05/13/2008
Event Time: 16:48 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/13/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
PAUL KROHN (R1)
REBECCA TADESSEE (FSME)

Event Text

DAMAGED MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE

At the intersection of Toll Road 528 east of Highway 417 in Orlando a CPN Model MC-3, serial number 8027 moisture density gauge was damaged. "A water truck backed up over the gauge and bent the rod. The rod was later retracted to the shielded condition. The gauge will be returned to CPN for repair. No further action will be taken on incident. "

Typically this model gauge contains a 10 milliCuries Cs-137 source and a 50 milliCuries Am-247/Be source.

The State of Florida incident number is FL08-075.

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General Information or Other Event Number: 44212
Rep Org: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Licensee: SOLO CUP COMPANY
Region: 4
City: DALLAS State: TX
County:
License #: G-02174
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: ART TUCKER
HQ OPS Officer: BILL HUFFMAN
Notification Date: 05/14/2008
Notification Time: 11:32 [ET]
Event Date: 05/14/2008
Event Time: 10:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 05/14/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
DALE POWERS (R4)
MICHELE BURGESS (FSME)
ILTAB VIA E-MAIL ()

This material event contains a "Less than Cat 3" level of radioactive material.

Event Text

TEXAS AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - TWO AM-241 STATIC ELIMINATOR SOURCES MISSING

The Solo Cup Company contacted the State of Texas concerning two 20.25 milliCurie Am-241 static eliminator sources that are missing. The Solo Cup company was unable to locate the sources following a request by the manufacturer (NRD) to return them as part of a source recall. The source serial numbers are SA-3232 and SA-3242. Model A-2003.

The State investigation of the missing sources is in progress.

TX Report I-8511


THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "LESS THAN CAT 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Sources that are "Less than IAEA Category 3 sources," are either sources that are very unlikely to cause permanent injury to individuals or contain a very small amount of radioactive material that would not cause any permanent injury. Some of these sources, such as moisture density gauges or thickness gauges that are Category 4, the amount of unshielded radioactive material, if not safely managed or securely protected, could possibly - although it is unlikely - temporarily injure someone who handled it or were otherwise in contact with it, or who were close to it for a period of many weeks.

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Other Nuclear Material Event Number: 44220
Rep Org: HUBBELL ROTH AND CLARK
Licensee: HUBBELL ROTH AND CLARK
Region: 3
City: BLOOMFIELD HILLS State: MI
County:
License #: 21-26646-01
Agreement: N
Docket:
NRC Notified By: MARSHALL GRAZIOLI
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 05/17/2008
Notification Time: 13:07 [ET]
Event Date: 05/17/2008
Event Time: 11:30 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/17/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2201(a)(1)(i) - LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X
Person (Organization):
HIRONORI PETERSON (R3)
REBECCA TADESSEE (FSME)
ILTAB (via email) ()

This material event contains a "Less than Cat 3" level of radioactive material.

Event Text

STOLEN TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE

A model 3401 Troxler moisture density gauge was stolen when the 2001 burgundy Ford van it was stored in was stolen while parked at Omego Restaurant, 22501 Eight Mile Road, Detroit, MI. The gauge contains 8 millicuries of Cs-137 and 40 millicuries of Am-241. The gauge was properly stored in its transport case and was chained to the floor in the back of the van. The Detroit police have been notified and have begun their investigation (Report # OCA0805170176).

THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "LESS THAN CAT 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Sources that are "Less than IAEA Category 3 sources," are either sources that are very unlikely to cause permanent injury to individuals or contain a very small amount of radioactive material that would not cause any permanent injury. Some of these sources, such as moisture density gauges or thickness gauges that are Category 4, the amount of unshielded radioactive material, if not safely managed or securely protected, could possibly - although it is unlikely - temporarily injure someone who handled it or were otherwise in contact with it, or who were close to it for a period of many weeks.

This source is not amongst those sources or devices identified by the IAEA Code of Conduct for the Safety & Security of Radioactive Sources to be of concern from a radiological standpoint. Therefore is it being categorized as a less than Category 3 source

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Power Reactor Event Number: 44221
Facility: SURRY
Region: 2 State: VA
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP
NRC Notified By: BRIAN DAY
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 05/17/2008
Notification Time: 13:44 [ET]
Event Date: 05/17/2008
Event Time: 09:04 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/17/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) - VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUATION
Person (Organization):
MARVIN SYKES (R2)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
2 N N 0 Cold Shutdown 0 Cold Shutdown

Event Text

FAILED RELAY CAUSES EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR TO START

"At 0904 on 5/17/2008, ' D' and 'E' transfer busses were lost due to a failed relay on a supply breaker in the switchyard. Emergency Diesel Generators #2 and #3 auto-started to re-power the 1J and 2H Emergency Busses. Shutdown cooling on U2 was maintained during the event. U1 remained at 100% power. Offsite power was restored to the 1J and 2H Emergency busses at 1211.

"This 8 hour report is being made for Surry Units 1 and 2 in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A)."

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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