United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for October 25, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         OCTOBER 25, 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 - REGION III  OCTOBER 25, 1999

Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Commonwealth Edison Co.                MR Number: 3-99-0087
La Salle 1                             Date: 10/25/99
Marseilles,Illinois                    SRI via LAN
Dockets: 50-373
BWR/GE-5

Subject: LASALLE UNIT 1 SHUTDOWN FOR PLANNED REFUELING OUTAGE

Discussion:

On October 23, 1999, at 12:07 a.m. (CST), the LaSalle County Station
operations personnel initiated a reactor shutdown in preparation for
refueling outage 8 (RFO- 8). The generator was disconnected from the grid
on October 23 at 12:02 a.m. Major activities, in addition to refueling
the reactor, planned during this outage include: 1) Noble Metals Chemical
Addition; 2) Modification of Jet Pumps 9 and 10 Replacing the Inlet
Mixers; 3) 1A and 1B Reactor Recirculation Pump Seal Replacements; 4) 1B
Reactor Recirculation Pump Suction Valve Overhaul; and 5) Condenser
Chemical Cleaning and Eddy Current Testing.

Regional Action:

Resident inspectors observed portions of the plant shutdown activities
and will inspect various outage activities.

Contact:  Melvyn Leach               (630)829-9705
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