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Event Notification Report for May 16, 2014

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50094 50116 50117

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Agreement State Event Number: 50094
Rep Org: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Licensee: METCO
Region: 4
City: HOUSTON State: TX
County:
License #: 03018
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: GENTRY HEARN
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 05/08/2014
Notification Time: 10:44 [ET]
Event Date: 05/06/2014
Event Time: 22:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 05/08/2014
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
JACK WHITTEN (R4DO)
FSME EVENT RESOURCES (FSME)

Event Text

RADIOGRAPHY SOURCE TUBE CRIMPED PREVENTING SOURCE RETRACTION

"On May 7, 2014, the Agency [Texas Department of State Health Services] received notice that a source retraction failure had occurred on May 6, 2014 around 10 o'clock PM. The camera was a QSA Global 880D (sn D11607) with a 46 curie iridium-192 source (sn 12764C). The guide tube had fallen off of the guide tube stand and crimped. The source was retrieved by the licensee by uncrimping the guide tube. No overexposures resulted from this event. The guide tube was removed from service. All other parts are removed from service pending inspection by the licensee."

Texas Incident Report: I-9190

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Power Reactor Event Number: 50116
Facility: NORTH ANNA
Region: 2 State: VA
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP,[3] M-4-LP
NRC Notified By: PAGE KEMP
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 05/15/2014
Notification Time: 23:10 [ET]
Event Date: 05/15/2014
Event Time: 19:20 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 05/15/2014
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) - VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUATION
Person (Organization):
BINOY DESAI (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 96 Power Operation

Event Text

UNIT 1 AND UNIT 2 EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATORS START AND LOAD DUE TO LOSS OF ONE 34.5KV LINE

"On 5-15-2014 at 1920 hours [EDT], with Unit 1 & 2 operating at 100% power, the North Anna 34.5 kV Bus 5, offsite power feed to the 'C' Reserve Station Service Transformer, was lost which resulted in the loss of power to the Unit 1 'H' Emergency Bus and the Unit 2 'J' Emergency Bus. As a result of the power loss, the 1H Emergency Diesel Generator and the 2J Emergency Diesel Generator automatically started as designed and restored power to the associated emergency bus. During this event, the Unit 2 'A' Charging Pump, 2-CH-P-1A, automatically started as designed due to the loss of power event.

"The valid actuation of these ESF [Engineered Safety Feature] components due to the loss of electrical power is reportable per 10 CFR 50.72 (b)(3)(iv)(A).

"The Unit 1 'H' Emergency Bus off-site power source was restored to service and the 1H Emergency Diesel Generator was secured and returned to automatic. The Unit 1 Action Statement of Technical Specification 3.8.1 was cleared at 2115 hours on 5-15-2014. The Unit 2 'J' Emergency Bus power feed continues to be from the 2J Emergency Diesel Generator and this line-up will remain until the off-site power source can be restored to operable status. The Unit 2 'A' Charging Pump has been secured and returned to automatic.

"Both Units are in a stable condition. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the 34.5 kV Bus 5 loss of power."

Power was returned to the Unit 1 'H' Emergency Bus via the Unit 1 'B' Reserve Station Service Transformer.

The licensee will be notifying local Louisa County officials and has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 50117
Facility: MONTICELLO
Region: 3 State: MN
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-3
NRC Notified By: ADAM SCHEEL
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 05/15/2014
Notification Time: 23:49 [ET]
Event Date: 05/15/2014
Event Time: 16:20 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 05/16/2014
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B) - UNANALYZED CONDITION
Person (Organization):
HIRONORI PETERSON (R3DO)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 89 Power Operation 89 Power Operation

Event Text

DEGRADED FIRE BARRIER

"A degraded fire barrier was identified during a walkdown on May 15th, 2014 at 1620 [CDT]. The barrier separates Appendix R safe shutdown divisional equipment.

"A fire watch has been established as a compensatory measure. The health and safety of the public was not jeopardized as a result of this condition as there have been no fires or initiating events.

"The discovery of this degraded fire barrier is being reported as an unanalyzed condition as defined by 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B).

"The licensee has notified the NRC Senior Resident Inspector."

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