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Event Notification Report for May 20, 2009

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Event Reports For
05/19/2009 - 05/20/2009

** EVENT NUMBERS **


45061 45075 45076 45078 45080 45081

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General Information or Other Event Number: 45061
Rep Org: OHIO BUREAU OF RADIATION PROTECTION
Licensee: THE UROLOGY CENTER, LLC
Region: 3
City: Cincinnati State: OH
County:
License #: 02200310002
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: MARK LIGHT
HQ OPS Officer: DONALD NORWOOD
Notification Date: 05/13/2009
Notification Time: 09:58 [ET]
Event Date: 05/13/2009
Event Time: [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/14/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
MICHAEL KUNOWSKI (R3DO)
ANGELA MCINTOSH (FSME)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - MEDICAL EVENT INVOLVING AN UNDERDOSAGE TO THE PROSTATE

"Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Bureau of Radiation Protection (BRP) was notified of a medical event that occurred at The Urology Center, LLC located at 4700 Smith Road, Suite M, Cincinnati, OH. 45212, Ohio license # 02200310002 at 12:30 PM 05/12/2009. The patient received a permanent implant of 64 I-125 seeds on 5-11-09. The total activity implanted was 28.422 mCi. (.444mCi/seed). The prescribed dose to the prostate was 144.0 Gy. The post-plan CT was evaluated 5-12-09 and determined that the prostate volume receiving the prescribed dose was 47% (i.e. V100%=47%) resulting in a 53 percent under dose of the prescribed dose. The patient and physician have been notified. ODH BRP will continue to evaluate this event. The licensee has initiated an internal evaluation."

A Medical Event may indicate potential problems in a medical facility's use of radioactive materials. It does not necessarily result in harm to the patient.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 45075
Facility: VOGTLE
Region: 2 State: GA
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: MATTHEW NORRIS
HQ OPS Officer: JOE O'HARA
Notification Date: 05/17/2009
Notification Time: 14:29 [ET]
Event Date: 05/17/2009
Event Time: 09:21 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/19/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
JAY HENSON (R2DO)

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

TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER OUT OF SERVICE DUE LOSS OF EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR

"A condition is being reported per Technical Requirements Manual 13.13.1 Emergency Response Facilities Required Action B.2. The Functionality of the Technical Support Center (TSC) has been lost due to failure of the Backup Diesel Generator (which provides backup power to TSC related equipment) to pass a required surveillance. Alternate facilities are available to provide emergency response functions and actions are proceeding to return the TSC to FUNCTIONAL status with high priority. The NRC Resident Inspector Tim Chandler has been notified."

* * * UPDATE ON 5/19/09 AT 1615 FROM ROBERT ROWLAND TO VINCE KLCO * * *

At 1559 the Backup Diesel Generator was declared operable.

The licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector. Notified the R2DO (Henson).

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Power Reactor Event Number: 45076
Facility: PEACH BOTTOM
Region: 1 State: PA
Unit: [2] [3] [ ]
RX Type: [2] GE-4,[3] GE-4
NRC Notified By: MITCHELL SAARE
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 05/18/2009
Notification Time: 05:06 [ET]
Event Date: 05/18/2009
Event Time: 04:50 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/20/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
DANIEL HOLODY (R1DO)

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

Event Text

TSC HVAC RENDERED NON-FUNCTIONAL DUE TO PLANNED MAINTENANCE

"At 0450 on Monday, May 18, 2009, power was removed to the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station (PBAPS) Technical Support Center (TSC) ventilation system for planned preventative maintenance activities on the Unit 1 480VAC Load Center 10B014. During the 10B014 bus outage work activities, temporary power will be supplied to maintain all TSC facility equipment functional with the exception of TSC Normal and Emergency Ventilation. The TSC Supply, Exhaust and HEPA Filter fans will be de-energized, rendering the TSC HVAC non-functional while planned maintenance activities are in progress. This maintenance is scheduled to be worked continuously until completion to minimize out of service time. The planned TSC ventilation outage is scheduled to be completed within 48 hours, including a total of 5 hours to establish and remove the clearances. If an emergency is declared requiring TSC activation during this period, the TSC will be staffed and activated using existing EP procedures and checklists. It will take no more than 4 hours to return the Ventilation system back to an operable status, dependent on the stage of the work at the time the emergency occurs. If radiological conditions require TSC facility evacuation during ventilation system restoration, the Station Emergency Director will evacuate and relocate the TSC staff in accordance with, EP-AA-112-200-F-01.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

* * * UPDATE FROM BRAD KIRKMON TO HOWIE CROUCH @ 0400 EDT ON 5/20/09 * * *

"This is a follow-up courtesy notification to EN# 45076. All scheduled work to the Unit 1 480VAC Load Center 10B014 is complete, with [the] exception of relay trip testing. Bus restoration has been delayed due to differences between the newly installed transformer and the old transformer, which required changes to the clearance. TSC facility restoration to normal power, including Normal and Emergency Ventilation system operation, is scheduled to occur on 5/20/09 day shift.

"The [NRC] Resident Inspector has been notified."

Notified R1DO (Jackson).

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Fuel Cycle Facility Event Number: 45078
Facility: B&W NUCLEAR OPERATING GROUP, INC.
RX Type: URANIUM FUEL FABRICATION
Comments: HEU FABRICATION & SCRAP
Region: 2
City: LYNCHBURG State: VA
County: CAMPBELL
License #: SNM-42
Agreement: N
Docket: 070-27
NRC Notified By: JAMIE GRASSANO
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 05/19/2009
Notification Time: 10:31 [ET]
Event Date: 05/18/2009
Event Time: 14:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/19/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
JAY HENSON (R2DO)
JAMES RUBENSTONE (NMSS)
OUO FUELS ()

Event Text

FALSE POSITIVE ERROR ON A BLIND SAMPLE

The licensee received notification of a false positive error on a blind sample. Contact the Headquarters Operations Officer for additional details.

The licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 45080
Facility: QUAD CITIES
Region: 3 State: IL
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3
NRC Notified By: JEFF KOPACZ
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO
Notification Date: 05/19/2009
Notification Time: 15:11 [ET]
Event Date: 05/19/2009
Event Time: 09:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 05/19/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
RICHARD SKOKOWSKI (R3DO)

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

Event Text

LOSS OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE DATA SYSTEM (ERDS) DUE TO NETWORK SERVICE NOT FUNCTIONING

"On May 19, 2009, it was identified that ERDS was unavailable for approximately 65 minutes (0900 - 1005 hours CDT). It was determined that a network service responsible for broadcasting ERDS data was not functioning. ERDS was restored when the network service was restarted. The cause of the service interruption is under investigation.

"This event is reportable under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(xiii) as a major loss of communications capability.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

The State of Illinois will be notified.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 45081
Facility: CALVERT CLIFFS
Region: 1 State: MD
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] CE,[2] CE
NRC Notified By: KEVIN UMPHREY
HQ OPS Officer: JOE O'HARA
Notification Date: 05/19/2009
Notification Time: 16:13 [ET]
Event Date: 05/19/2009
Event Time: 15:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/19/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
DON JACKSON (R1DO)

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

EMERGENCY RESPONSE DATA SYSTEM (ERDS) COMPUTER HARDDRIVE OUT OF SERVICE

"The Emergency Response Data System (ERDS) Computer hard drive has failed. It is expected to be returned to service by the end of the week."

The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.

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