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Event Notification Report for June 13, 2019

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Event Reports For
6/12/2019 - 6/13/2019

** EVENT NUMBERS **


54100 54112 54113 54116

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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: 54112
Facility: WATTS BAR
Region: 2     State: TN
Unit: [1] [2] []
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: MATTHEW MILLER
HQ OPS Officer: MICHAEL BLOODGOOD
Notification Date: 06/12/2019
Notification Time: 11:55 [ET]
Event Date: 06/12/2019
Event Time: 08:49 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/12/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION
Person (Organization):
ERIC MICHEL (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 100 Power Operation

Event Text

LOSS OF CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY AIR TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM

"At 0849 (EDT), a significant air leak on an inline air filter was identified. At 0908, the leak on the filter was isolated. A subsequent review of this situation determined that this air leak impacted operation of the A Train of the Control Room Emergency Air Temperature Control System (CREATCS) which is required to be operable in accordance with Technical Specification 3.7.10. At the time of this event, the B Train of CREATCS was out of service for planned maintenance.

"With both trains of CREATCS out of service, both Watts Bar Units entered a condition that could have prevented fulfillment of a safety function. This condition was terminated when the leaking air filter was isolated. This event is being reported pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D).

"NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

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Power Reactor Event Number: 54113
Facility: COLUMBIA GENERATING STATION
Region: 4     State: WA
Unit: [2] [] []
RX Type: [2] GE-5
NRC Notified By: QUOC VO
HQ OPS Officer: MICHAEL BLOODGOOD
Notification Date: 06/12/2019
Notification Time: 12:17 [ET]
Event Date: 06/11/2019
Event Time: 20:04 [PDT]
Last Update Date: 06/12/2019
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
2 N N 0 Refueling 0 Refueling

Event Text

FITNESS FOR DUTY - CONTRACT EMPLOYEE SUPERVISOR CONFIRMED POSITIVE FOR ALCOHOL

A contract employee supervisor had a confirmed positive test for alcohol during a random fitness-for-duty test. The employee's access to the plant had been terminated.

The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 54116
Facility: BRUNSWICK
Region: 2     State: NC
Unit: [] [2] []
RX Type: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4
NRC Notified By: LUCAS HOGGARD
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 06/13/2019
Notification Time: 03:59 [ET]
Event Date: 06/12/2019
Event Time: 21:27 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/13/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION
Person (Organization):
ERIC MICHEL (R2DO)
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

HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) INOPERABLE

"At 2127 EDT on June 12, 2019, during routine testing, the HPCI turbine experienced an overspeed trip and then subsequently restarted and ramped to the required speed. As a result, the response time of the system exceeded the 60-second acceptance criteria, thereby rendering the system inoperable. This condition is being reported as an eight-hour, non-emergency notification per 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D). The Reactor Core Isolation Cooling (RCIC) System and Automatic Depressurization System (ADS) are operable.

"The safety significance of this event is minimal. Troubleshooting activities are in progress.

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


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