United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for January 22, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         JANUARY 22, 1999

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                    REPORT             NEGATIVE            NO INPUT
                    ATTACHED           INPUT RECEIVED      RECEIVED

HEADQUARTERS        X
REGION I                               X
REGION II                              X
REGION III                             X
REGION IV                              X
PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS JANUARY 22, 1999

MR Number: H-99-0007

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: INFORMATION NOTICE 99-01 ISSUED 1/20/99

NRC INFORMATION NOTICE 99-01: DETERIORATION OF HIGH-EFFICIENCY
PARTICULATE AIR FILTERS IN A PRESSURIZED WATER REACTOR CONTAINMENT FAN
COOLER UNIT

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued this information
notice to alert addressees to previously unknown service life and service
condition limitations of high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters
that are used in ventilation systems by licensees of power, research and
test reactors; and certain fuel cycle facilites.

Technical Contacts: Richard S. Barkley, Region I    John J. Hayes, NRR
                    610-337-5065                    301-415-3167
                    E-Mail: rsb1@nrc.gov            E-Mail: jjh@nrc.gov

                    John P. Segala, NRR             Jerry Carter, NRR
                    301-415-1858                    301-415-1153
                    E-Mail: jps1@nrc.gov            E-Mail: tjc@nrc.gov

                    Bill Troskoski, NMSS
                    301-415-8076
                    E-mail: wmt@nrc.gov


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