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Event Notification Report for June 12, 2019

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Event Reports For
6/11/2019 - 6/12/2019

** EVENT NUMBERS **


54100 54108 54109 54111

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Agreement State Event Number: 54100
Rep Org: LOUISIANA RADIATION PROTECTION DIV
Licensee: BLUE CUBE SOLUTIONS, LLC
Region: 4
City: PLAQUEMINE   State: LA
County:
License #: LA-13286-L01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: JOSEPH NOBLE
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 06/04/2019
Notification Time: 14:18 [ET]
Event Date: 06/03/2019
Event Time: 00:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 06/04/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
RAY KELLAR (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STUCK SHUTTER ON PROCESS GAUGE

The following information was received from the state of Louisiana via email:

"On 06/03/2019, BCS [Blue Cube Solutions] detected a malfunction of an internal shutter of a gauge installed on a process. The gauge shutter would not function as designed by the manufacturer due to a rotor tip on an internal shutter. BCS called a service contractor, BBP Sales, to evaluate the situation and determine the best course of action to correct the problem.

"The source and device with will remain installed on the process until the repairs are completed. This is not a radiation exposure hazard and does not pose a health and safety situation for the BCS employees or the general public.

"This event is being reported to the NRC OP CENTER as required by Regulatory Requirement 10 CFR Part 30.50 (b)(2) & LAC 33:XV 340.B.

"The Level Gauge is an OHMART, Model SHF-1, S/N M 6989, loaded with an approximately 120 mCi Cs-137 source, Model # A-2102."

Louisiana Report ID No.: LA-190008

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Power Reactor Event Number: 54108
Facility: ARKANSAS NUCLEAR
Region: 4     State: AR
Unit: [1] [2] []
RX Type: [1] B&W-L-LP,[2] CE
NRC Notified By: BENJAMIN EGNEW
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF HERRERA
Notification Date: 06/11/2019
Notification Time: 16:57 [ET]
Event Date: 06/11/2019
Event Time: 08:20 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 06/11/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
GREG WARNICK (R4DO)
FFD GROUP (EMAIL)
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 N 0 Cold Shutdown 0 Cold Shutdown

Event Text

FITNESS FOR DUTY - NON-LICENSED EMPLOYEE SUPERVISOR TEST CONFIRMED POSITIVE

A non-licensed contract employee supervisor had a confirmed positive for a controlled substance during a pre-access fitness for duty test. The individual's unescorted access to the plant has been terminated and the badge removed.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 54109
Facility: WOLF CREEK
Region: 4     State: KS
Unit: [1] [] []
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: JEFF ISCH
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF HERRERA
Notification Date: 06/11/2019
Notification Time: 17:03 [ET]
Event Date: 06/11/2019
Event Time: 13:24 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 06/11/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
GREG WARNICK (R4DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX Crit Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

INADVERTENT WEEKLY TEST MESSAGE SENT TO LOCAL RADIO STATIONS

"At 1324 CDT, on 6/11/19, Coffey County Emergency Management issued the following alert:

"The Civil Authorities have issued a Nuclear Power Plant Warning for Coffey, KS beginning at 1323 CDT and ending at 1423 CDT (WIBW radio AM/FM). Coffey County Emergency Management Required Weekly Test.

"A press release is planned to notify residents that the warning was only a test.

"There was no impact to the health and safety of the public as a result of this event as the offsite response capabilities remain functional. The site is operating with no emergency conditions present.

"This event is being reported under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi), as an inadvertent notification of the IPAWS [Integrated Public Alert Warning System] system. A press release is planned.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

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Power Reactor Event Number: 54111
Facility: MONTICELLO
Region: 3     State: MN
Unit: [1] [] []
RX Type: [1] GE-3
NRC Notified By: JOSHUA HAIDER
HQ OPS Officer: DONALD NORWOOD
Notification Date: 06/11/2019
Notification Time: 17:55 [ET]
Event Date: 06/11/2019
Event Time: 11:32 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 06/11/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:

50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B) - UNANALYZED CONDITION
50.72(b)(3)(v)(C) - POT UNCNTRL RAD REL
50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION
Person (Organization):
TOM HARTMAN (R3DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX Crit Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 82 Power Operation 82 Power Operation

Event Text

NORMALLY CLOSED PRIMARY CONTAINMENT ISOLATION VALVES FOUND IN THE OPEN POSITION

"At 1132 CDT on 6/11/2019, both manual primary containment isolation valves in a one-inch service air line were found open. This resulted in an open primary containment penetration. Both valves are required to be closed for Primary Containment Isolation Valve Operability. Both valves were closed and independently verified closed at 1149 CDT on 6/11/2019.

"This is being reported under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v)(C) and (D), and 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(ii)(B).

"There was no impact to the health and safety of the public or plant personnel. The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

The licensee also notified the State of Minnesota State Duty Officer.


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