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Event Notification Report for June 03, 2020

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Power Reactor Event Number: 54733
Facility: Brunswick
Region: 2     State: NC
Unit: [1] [2] []
RX Type: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4
NRC Notified By: Joel Gordon
HQ OPS Officer: Ossy Font
Notification Date: 06/02/2020
Notification Time: 19:41 [ET]
Event Date: 06/02/2020
Event Time: 19:05 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/02/2020
Emergency Class: Non Emergency
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - Offsite Notification
Person (Organization):
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


"On June 2, 2020, at 1905 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), Brunswick Steam Electric Plant (BSEP) made a report to the Department of Transportation (DOT) concerning the identification during receipt inspection of removable contamination in excess of 49 CFR 173.443(a) limits on an empty Type 'A' transportation shipping cask received at BSEP. All smears taken on the cask rain cover, trailer bed, and tires were less than minimum detectable activity for removable contamination.

"This notification is being made as a four-hour, non-emergency notification for a Notification of Other Government Agency. This event is reportable in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi). 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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