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Event Notification Report for March 13, 2017

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Event Reports For
03/10/2017 - 03/13/2017

** EVENT NUMBERS **


52588 52590 52602 52605

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Agreement State Event Number: 52588
Rep Org: TEXAS DEPT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
Licensee: MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC
Region: 4
City: TEXAS CITY State: TX
County:
License #: 04431
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: IRENE CASARES
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 03/03/2017
Notification Time: 14:40 [ET]
Event Date: 03/02/2017
Event Time: [CST]
Last Update Date: 03/03/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
RICK DEESE (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

Event Text

TEXAS AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STUCK OPEN SHUTTER ON A NUCLEAR GAUGE

The following information was obtained from the state of Texas via email:

"On March 3, 2017, SunTrac Services called about licensee Marathon Petroleum. They reported a stuck shutter found yesterday afternoon on a vessel. The line level indicator device was found with the shutter stuck open (normal operating position) during preparations to empty the vessel for entry to complete maintenance on the vessel. The measuring device was a Vega model SHF2 containing a Cs-137, 500 milliCurie source, serial number 0174CO. The device was removed from the fluid catalytic cracking unit and placed in storage by Suntrac Services, per authorization on their license. A lead plate will be affixed to the gauge to cover the source. The device will be serviced by either the manufacture or TexStar servicing company within the next two weeks while the vessel undergoes maintenance. There is no risk of exposure to any employees or member of the public. A written report will be provided in the next 30 days as per the consultant.

"Updates will be in accordance with SA-300."

Texas Incident #: I-9469

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Agreement State Event Number: 52590
Rep Org: OHIO BUREAU OF RADIATION PROTECTION
Licensee: THE UROLOGY CENTER
Region: 3
City: CINCINNATI State: OH
County:
License #: 02200310002
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: MICHAEL SNEE
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF HERRERA
Notification Date: 03/03/2017
Notification Time: 16:29 [ET]
Event Date: 03/02/2017
Event Time: [EST]
Last Update Date: 03/03/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
HIRONORI PETERSON (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - TOTAL DOSE DELIVERED TO PATIENT DIFFERED FROM PRESCRIBED DOSE BY MORE THAN 20 PERCENT

The following report was received from the Ohio Department of Health via email:

"On March 3, 2017, The Urology Center, LLC, Ohio Radioactive Material licensee no. 02200310002, reported an incident pursuant to which the total dose delivered differed from the prescribed dose by more than 20 [percent]. The radiant source was brachytherapy seeds surgically inserted to the prostate. The incident occurred on March 2, 2017 and was confirmed on March 3, 2017 by a review of the post procedure CT [computed tomography] scan. The prescribed dose was 110 cGy using I-125 (model AgX100) seeds. The post CT plan shows that the actual dose delivered to the prostate was 27.6 cGy. The physicians do not believe that there are side effects to the rectum, urethra or neurovascular bundle as a result.

"The patient has been informed."

OH NMED Item Number: OH170001

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: 52602
Facility: RIVER BEND
Region: 4 State: LA
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-6
NRC Notified By: JACK MCCOY
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 03/10/2017
Notification Time: 11:41 [ET]
Event Date: 03/10/2017
Event Time: 07:14 [CST]
Last Update Date: 03/10/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B) - RPS ACTUATION - CRITICAL
Person (Organization):
JESSE ROLLINS (R4DO)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 M/R Y 17 Power Operation 0 Hot Shutdown

Event Text

MANUAL REACTOR SCRAM DUE TO CLOSURE OF THE MAIN TURBINE CONTROL VALVES

"At 0714 CST on March 10, 2017, with the unit in Mode 1 at approximately 17% power, a manual actuation of the reactor protection system (RPS) was initiated due to rising reactor pressure caused by the closure of the Main Turbine Control Valves (MTCV's). The cause of the closure of the MTCV's is under investigation.

"The unit is currently stable in Mode 3.

"All control rods inserted as expected; water level control is stable in the normal control band and reactor pressure is being maintained with steam line drains [aligned to the main condenser].

"The NRC Senior Resident Inspector has been notified."

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Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Event Number: 52605
Rep Org: ZION
Licensee: ZION SOLUTIONS
Region: 3
City: ZION State: IL
County: LAKE
License #: GL
Agreement: Y
Docket: 05000295
NRC Notified By: JERRY HOUFF
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 03/10/2017
Notification Time: 19:13 [ET]
Event Date: 03/10/2017
Event Time: 15:00 [CST]
Last Update Date: 03/10/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xii) - OFFSITE MEDICAL
Person (Organization):
HIRONORI PETERSON (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

Event Text

POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED INDIVIDUAL TRANSPORTED TO A MEDICAL FACILITY

"At 1500 CST on 3/10/17, the Safety Department notified the Zion ISFSI Shift Supervisor that a contracted employee was injured while working inside of Unit 2 containment. The individual was struck in the back by a cable. This individual required off-site medical treatment, and an ambulance responded to site at 1508 CST. At 1520 CST, It was decided that this event was to be treated as a potentially contaminated injured individual being transported to an off-site medical facility. Vista East Medical Center was notified at 1523 CST to prepare for the receipt of the potentially contaminated individual. A Radiation Protection Technician and a Radiation Protection Supervisor accompanied the injured person to the hospital in an ambulance which departed the site at 1525 CST. A preliminary radiation survey was performed inside the ambulance at 1536 CST which detected no contamination on the individual. Due to the nature of the injury, a complete body survey was unachievable at that time. The ambulance arrived at the hospital at 1552 CST. At 1554 CST, Radiation Protection Technician performed a more comprehensive contamination survey in which no contamination was detected on the individual. Again, due to the nature of the injury, a whole body survey was still unable to be completed. At 1609 CST, a survey encompassing the individual's entire body was performed by the Radiation Protection Technician and no contamination was found."

The licensee will notify the NRC Resident Inspector.

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