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Event Notification Report for April 19, 2017

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Event Reports For
04/18/2017 - 04/19/2017

** EVENT NUMBERS **


52607 52672 52673 52688 52689

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!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED !!!!!
Power Reactor Event Number: 52607
Facility: CALLAWAY
Region: 4 State: MO
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: SHANNON GAYDOS
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 03/13/2017
Notification Time: 16:47 [ET]
Event Date: 03/13/2017
Event Time: 13:58 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 04/18/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B) - UNANALYZED CONDITION
50.72(b)(3)(v)(A) - POT UNABLE TO SAFE SD
50.72(b)(3)(v)(B) - POT RHR INOP
50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION
Person (Organization):
NEIL OKEEFE (R4DO)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 90 Power Operation 90 Power Operation

Event Text

DISCOVERY OF NON-CONFORMING CONDITIONS DURING TORNADO HAZARDS ANALYSIS

"On March 13, 2017, during evaluation of protection for Technical Specification (TS) equipment from the damaging effects of tornados, Callaway Plant identified non-conforming conditions in the plant design such that specific Technical Specification equipment is considered to not be adequately protected from tornado missiles.

"The Emergency Fuel Oil Truck Connection Lines for both redundant Emergency Fuel Oil trains extend through the Plant South wall of the Diesel Generator Building structure where they may be exposed to design bases tornado missile impact. The direct impact by the design basis missile could result in damage to the fuel oil transfer lines, thereby preventing delivery of the fuel supply from the Emergency Fuel Oil buried storage tank to the Fuel Oil Day Tank. This condition affects the fuel supply to both supported Emergency Diesel Generator trains.

"This condition is reportable per 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B) for any event or condition that results in the nuclear power plant being in an unanalyzed condition that significantly degrades plant safety, and per 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v) for any event or condition that at the time of discovery could have prevented the fulfillment of the safety function of structures or systems that are needed to (A) Shut down the reactor and maintain it in a safe shutdown condition, (B) Remove residual heat, or (D) Mitigate the consequences of an accident.

"These conditions are being addressed in accordance with EGM 15-002 and DSS-ISG-2016-01 [enforcement discretion and interim guidance documents].

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

* * * RETRACTION ON 4/18/17 AT 1547 EDT FROM BRANDON LONG TO DONG PARK * * *

"Event Notification EN # 52607, made on 03/13/2017, is being retracted because new information has been obtained that negates the originally reported condition. Specifically, subsequent to the Event Notification, an engineering analysis was performed which confirmed that a design basis missile strike on either of the unprotected truck connection lines would not result in damage to the extent that the affected fuel oil transfer lines would be prevented from delivering the fuel supply from the Emergency Fuel Oil buried storage tank to the Fuel Oil Day Tank. (The analysis showed that although bending / deformation of the lines would occur in response to the postulated missile strike, integrity of the lines would remain.)

"Based on the above, the unanalyzed condition did not prevent the fulfillment of the safety function of structures or systems that are needed to shut down the reactor and maintain it in a safe shutdown condition, remove residual heat, or mitigate the consequences of an accident, nor did it significantly degrade plant safety. Consequently, the condition does not meet the criteria for 8-hour notification that are provided in 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B) or 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v)(A), (B), or (D).

"As the condition does not require enforcement discretion, the provisions of EGM 15-002 and DSS-ISG-2016-01 [enforcement discretion and interim guidance documents] need not be invoked. However, the immediate and long-term compensatory actions that have been taken following discovery of the condition will remain in place until the condition is fully resolved.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been informed of this Event Notification retraction."

Notified R4DO (Azua).

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!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED !!!!!
Non-Agreement State Event Number: 52672
Rep Org: HARRISON STEEL
Licensee: HARRISON STEEL
Region: 3
City: ATTICA State: IN
County:
License #: 13-02141-01
Agreement: N
Docket:
NRC Notified By: AMANDA DILL
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 04/11/2017
Notification Time: 14:23 [ET]
Event Date: 04/11/2017
Event Time: 12:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 04/17/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2202(b)(1) - PERS OVEREXPOSURE/TEDE >= 5 REM
Person (Organization):
MARK JEFFERS (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICA (EMAI)

Event Text

RADIOGRAPHER LOST FILM BADGE IN VAULT

"On April 11, 2017 our Radiographic Supervisor dropped his film badge within the exposure vault after the clip had broken. [The individual] was not in the exposure vault during any exposure but his badge will reflect an exposure. His badge has been sent for processing this afternoon. [The individual] was working with another radiographer and their exposure amounts for this day should be comparable as to estimating his true daily exposure amount."

* * * RETRACTION ON 4/17/17 AT 1700 EDT FROM AMANDA DILL TO DONG PARK * * *

The event was initially reported by the licensee out of caution. Since the event does not meet reporting criteria, this notification is being retracted.

The licensee notified R3 (Craffey). Notified R3DO (Kunowski) and NMSS Events Notification.

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Agreement State Event Number: 52673
Rep Org: UTAH DIVISION OF RADIATION CONTROL
Licensee: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Region: 4
City: SALT LAKE CITY State: UT
County:
License #: UT 1800001
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: SPENCER WICKHAM
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO
Notification Date: 04/11/2017
Notification Time: 14:28 [ET]
Event Date: 04/10/2017
Event Time: [MDT]
Last Update Date: 04/11/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
JOHN KRAMER (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICA (EMAI)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LEAKING TRITIUM EXIT SIGN

The following information was received from the State of Utah via email:

"[University] Radiological Health personnel responded to an incident involving a damaged tritium exit sign at the University Guest House. It was determined the damaged exit sign was leaking tritium and the licensee notified the [Utah] Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control. This incident report is the initial notification of the NRC Operations Center."

Utah Event Report: UT170003

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Power Reactor Event Number: 52688
Facility: INDIAN POINT
Region: 1 State: NY
Unit: [2] [3] [ ]
RX Type: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: BOB WALPOLE
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 04/18/2017
Notification Time: 14:57 [ET]
Event Date: 04/18/2017
Event Time: 11:30 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 04/18/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
FRANK ARNER (R1DO)
FFD GROUP (EMAI)

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 N 0 Defueled 0 Defueled

Event Text

FITNESS-FOR-DUTY TEST POSITIVE FOR A NON-LICENSED SUPERVISOR

"A non-licensed employee supervisor had a confirmed positive for a prohibited substance during a random fitness-for-duty test. The individual's unescorted access to the plant has been suspended.

"The licensee has notified the NRC Resident [Inspector]."

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Power Reactor Event Number: 52689
Facility: DIABLO CANYON
Region: 4 State: CA
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: CHARLENE MILLER
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 04/18/2017
Notification Time: 15:55 [ET]
Event Date: 04/18/2017
Event Time: 11:00 [PDT]
Last Update Date: 04/18/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
RAY AZUA (R4DO)
FFD GROUP (EMAI)

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

FITNESS FOR DUTY REPORT - FALSE NEGATIVE OCCURRED ON QUALITY ASSURANCE TEST

The testing laboratory returned results for a blind specimen that was inconsistent with what was expected.

The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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