United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for May 1, 2001

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         MAY 01, 2001

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PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS MAY  1, 2001.

MR Number: H-01-0030

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of IN 2001-05

NRC Information Notice 2001-05:Through-Wall Circumferential Cracking of
Reactor Pressure Vessel Head Control Rod Drive Mechanism Penetration
Nozzles at Oconee Nuclear Station, Unit 3, dated April 30, 2001

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is issuing this information notice
to alert addressees to the recent detection of through-wall
circumferential cracks in two of the control rod drive mechanism (CRDM)
penetration nozzles and weldments at the Oconee Nuclear Station, Unit 3
(ONS3).

Technical contacts: Ian Jung, NRR           James Medoff, NRR
                    301-415-1837            301-415-2715
                    E-mail:ixj@nrc.gov      E-mail: jxm@nrc.gov

                    C.E. (Gene) Carpenter, NRR
                    301-415-2169
                    E-mail: cec@nrc.gov

Accession No. ML011160588

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