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Event Notification Report for December 14, 2011

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Operations Center

Event Reports For
12/13/2011 - 12/14/2011

** EVENT NUMBERS **


47499 47521 47522

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Power Reactor Event Number: 47499
Facility: TURKEY POINT
Region: 2 State: FL
Unit: [3] [4] [ ]
RX Type: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP
NRC Notified By: ROBERT STRUSINSKI
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 12/06/2011
Notification Time: 09:51 [ET]
Event Date: 12/06/2011
Event Time: 09:30 [EST]
Last Update Date: 12/14/2011
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
BINOY DESAI (R2DO)

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

Event Text

TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER NON-FUNCTIONAL DUE TO PLANNED MAINTENANCE

"Between December 6, 2011 and January 13, 2012, a sequence of activities are planned that will render the Technical Support Center (TSC) non-functional at times by removing the emergency ventilation system from service. These activities are being performed in support of planned preventive maintenance and extended power uprate facility upgrades. In preparation for these emergency ventilation system outages, the TSC emergency responders were notified that if an emergency occurred during these outages the Emergency Coordinator and the TSC staff involved with classification, notification and PARS should report to the control room. All other TSC personnel should report to the Operational Support Center. The duration for each of these TSC outages is expected to be less than 24 hours. The NRC Operations Center will be provided an update to this notification when the TSC emergency ventilation has been removed from service and following restoration for each time period. This 8 hour notification in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)."

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector, and State and local governments.

* * * UPDATE FROM CHRISTOPHER TRENT TO JOE O'HARA AT 1900 EST ON 12/7/11 * * *

The TSC is functional at this time.

The NRC Resident Inspector will be notified.

* * * UPDATE FROM BILL BURROWS TO CHARLES TEAL AT 0313 EST ON 12/14/11 * * *

The TSC has been removed from operation to continue planned maintenance.

The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified. Notified R2DO (Bartley).

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Part 21 Event Number: 47521
Rep Org: EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Licensee: EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Region: 3
City: MARSHALLTOWN State: IA
County:
License #:
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: GEORGE BAITLINGER
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO
Notification Date: 12/13/2011
Notification Time: 16:55 [ET]
Event Date: 10/13/2011
Event Time: 12:00 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/13/2011
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
21.21 - UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH
Person (Organization):
BILLY DICKSON (R3DO)
PART 21 via email ()

Event Text

FISHER CONTROLS PART 21 NOTIFICATION INTERIM REPORT - POSSIBLE DISC PIN ISSUE ON A TYPE A11 BUTTERFLY VALVE

The following information was received by facsimile:

"Pursuant to 10 CFR 21.21(a)(2), Fisher Controls International, LLC ("Fisher") is providing the required written interim notification of a possible deviation or failure to comply. On October 13, 2011, Fisher became aware of a possible issue with the disc pin engagement of a 20" Type A11 Butterfly Valve, Serial Number 19102243. The affected valve was returned to Fisher for evaluation and correction and, upon correction, was returned to the customer [Clinton Power Station] on November 21, 2011.

"Fisher expects to complete its evaluation by January 31, 2012. At that time, if the evaluation reveals that a potential issue exists with the disc pin engagement, Fisher will issue a notification per the requirements of 10 CFR 21.21(b)."

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Power Reactor Event Number: 47522
Facility: PRAIRIE ISLAND
Region: 3 State: MN
Unit: [ ] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-2-LP,[2] W-2-LP
NRC Notified By: DARRELL LAPCINSKI
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO
Notification Date: 12/13/2011
Notification Time: 19:43 [ET]
Event Date: 12/09/2011
Event Time: 11:59 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/13/2011
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B) - UNANALYZED CONDITION
Person (Organization):
BILLY DICKSON (R3DO)

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

Event Text

UNANALYZED CONDITION- DEGRADED FIRE BARRIER BETWEEN FIRE AREAS

"A degraded fire barrier between Fire Area (FA) 118 (Bus 26 Room) and FA 128 (Bus 27 Room) has existed during the last three years. The top of the wall between the Bus 26 and Bus 27 room had a missing/degraded fire barrier. At the time of discovery on December 9, 2011 a fire watch was in place. However, it was determined that at various times during the last three years a fire watch was not established.

"Bus 27 has been conservatively aligned to Bus 26 to provide the required degree of separation for redundant safe shutdown trains (between Bus 26 and Bus 25). The fire watch will remain in place as a compensatory measure until the fire barrier is repaired.

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

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