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Event Notification Report for June 25, 2008

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06/24/2008 - 06/25/2008

** EVENT NUMBERS **


44307 44311 44317

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General Information or Other Event Number: 44307
Rep Org: MA RADIATION CONTROL PROGRAM
Licensee: CARDINAL HEALTH
Region: 1
City: WOBURN State: MA
County:
License #: 42-0146
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: BOB GALLAGHAR
HQ OPS Officer: STEVE SANDIN
Notification Date: 06/19/2008
Notification Time: 14:11 [ET]
Event Date: 06/13/2008
Event Time: 04:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/19/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
WAYNE SCHMIDT (R1)
MICHELE BURGESS (FSME)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

On 6/13/08, a Cardinal Health vehicle transporting Tc-99m and I-131 was involved in a vehicle accident on Route 495N. The vehicle overturned spilling eleven (11) shipping containers onto the roadway. The containers were not damaged and no radioactive material was released on the roadway or to the surrounding environment. The rad material was returned to the Cardinal Health facility in Woburn, MA. The licensee notified the National Response Center and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 44311
Facility: COOK
Region: 3 State: MI
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: DEAN BRUCK
HQ OPS Officer: JOE O'HARA
Notification Date: 06/23/2008
Notification Time: 03:26 [ET]
Event Date: 06/23/2008
Event Time: 03:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/24/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
MICHAEL KUNOWSKI (R3)

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 Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

LOSS OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE CAPABILITY - TSC IS UNAVAILABLE

"UNAVAILABILITY OF TSC CHARCOAL FILTER FOR SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

"At 0300 on Monday, June 23,2008, the Cook Nuclear Plant (CNP) Technical Support Center (TSC) ventilation system charcoal filter was removed from service for planned charcoal bed maintenance. The balance of the TSC ventilation is not affected by the charcoal bed maintenance and remains available.

"Under certain accident conditions the TSC may become unavailable due to the inability of the filtration system to maintain a habitable atmosphere. Compensatory measures exist to relocate TSC personnel to the unaffected unit's control room if necessary based upon results of procedurally required monitoring of TSC radiological conditions.

"Charcoal filter maintenance is scheduled to complete at 1000 on Wednesday, June 25, 2008.

"The licensee has notified the NRC Senior Resident Inspector.

"This notification is being made in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72 (b)(3)(xiii) due to the loss an emergency response facility."

* * * UPDATE AT 1455EDT ON 06/24/08 FROM SCOTT SCHNEIDER TO S. SANDIN * * *

At 0905 on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, the Cook Nuclear Plant (CNP) Technical Support Center (TSC) ventilation system charcoal filter was removed from service for planned charcoal bed maintenance. The balance of the TSC ventilation is not affected by the charcoal bed maintenance and remains available. The charcoal filter was removed from service at 0300 on Monday, June 23, 2008 (as previously reported via EN # 44311), and subsequently restored to available status at 1614.

"Under certain accident conditions the TSC may become unavailable due to the inability of the filtration system to maintain a habitable atmosphere. Compensatory measures exist to relocate TSC personnel to the unaffected unit's control room if necessary based upon results of procedurally required monitoring of TSC radiological conditions.

"Charcoal filter maintenance is scheduled to complete at 1300 on Wednesday, June 25, 2008.

"The licensee has notified the NRC Senior Resident Inspector.

"This notification is being made in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72 (b)(3)(xiii) due to the loss an emergency response facility."

Notified R3DO (Lipa).

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Power Reactor Event Number: 44317
Facility: OCONEE
Region: 2 State: SC
Unit: [1] [2] [3]
RX Type: [1] B&W-L-LP,[2] B&W-L-LP,[3] B&W-L-LP
NRC Notified By: BOB MEIXELL
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 06/24/2008
Notification Time: 16:04 [ET]
Event Date: 06/24/2008
Event Time: 14:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/24/2008
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
KATHLEEN O'DONOHUE (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 Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
3 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO OSHA

"At 1400 on June 24, 2008, Oconee Environmental Health and Safety personnel determined that an OSHA notification was required due to the death (off-site) of an Oconee employee while traveling on company business. OSHA was subsequently notified at 1430 on June 24, 2008. This notification is being made in accordance with Duke administrative procedures due to notification of a federal agency."

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

The death was due to a medical condition.

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