United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for May 10, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         MAY 10, 1999

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PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS MAY 10, 1999

MR Number: H-99-0043

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: INFORMATION NOTICE 99-14 HAS BEEN ISSUED 5/5/99

NRC INFORMATION NOTICE 99-14: UNANTICIPATED REACTOR WATER DRAINDOWN AT
QUAD CITIES UNIT 2, ARKANSAS NUCLEAR ONE UNIT 2, AND FITZPATRICK, dated
May 5, 1999

The NRC has issued this information notice to alert addressees to the
potential for personnel errors during infrequently performed evolutions
that result in, or contribute to, events such as the inadvertent draining
of water from the reactor vessel during shutdown operations.

Technical contact: Chuck Petrone, NRR
                   301-415-1027
                   E-mail: cdp@nrc.gov
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Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Consumers Power Co.                    MR Number: 3-99-0040
Palisades 1                            Date: 05/10/99
Covert,Michigan                        SRI Via Telecon
Dockets: 50-255
PWR/CE

Subject: PALISADES SHUT DOWN FOR PLANNED MAINTENANCE OUTAGE

Discussion:

On May 7, 1999, the Palisades Nuclear Plant shut down for a planned
maintenance outage. The outage is scheduled to last 8 days and the plant
is expected to startup on May 15, 1999. The scheduled major activities
include: 1) replace the seal package on Primary Coolant Pump P-50A; 2)
repair lube oil leaks on Primary Coolant Pumps P-50B and P-50D; 3) repair
Main Condenser tube leaks; and 4) repair position indicators on the
Pressurizer Power Operated Relief Valves.

Regional Action:

The resident inspector observed selected portions of the shut down and
will follow the safety and risk significant activities during the outage.

Contact:  Anton Vegel                (630)829-9620
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