United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for January 16, 2003



                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         JANUARY 16, 2003

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                    REPORT             NEGATIVE      
                    ATTACHED           INPUT RECEIVED 

HEADQUARTERS           X                   
REGION I                                  X                   
REGION II                                 X                   
REGION III             X                                      
REGION IV                                 X                   

PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - REGION III  JANUARY 16, 2003

Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Nuclear Management Company             MR Number: 3-03-0002
Prairie Island 1 2                     Date: 01/14/03
Welch,Minnesota                        Tel. & fax from Resident Inspectors
Dockets: 50-282,50-306
PWR/W-2-LP,PWR/W-2-LP                 

Subject: Management Changes in Nuclear Management Company                

Discussion:

The NMC announced the following management changes today:                
                                                                         
1) For Prairie Island and Point Beach, Mr. Mano Nazar, currently the Site
Vice President of Prairie Island, will assume duties as Senior Vice      
President and oversee activities at both Prairie Island and Point Beach. 
Mr. Nazar will report to Mr. John Paul Cowan, NMC Chief Nuclear Officer, 
and will begin his new duties on January 14. Future plans include placing
Kewaunee in Mr. Nazar's area of responsibility. Mr. Joe Solymossy, who   
was Vice President of Nuclear Assessment Programs, was appointed Site    
Vice President.                                                          
                                                                         
2) For Monticello and Duane Arnold, Mr. Jeff Forbes, currently the Site  
Vice President of Monticello, will assume duties as Senior Vice President
and oversee activities at both Monticello and Duane Arnold. Mr. Dave     
Wilson was named to replace Mr.Forbes as Site Vice President of          
Monticello. Previously, Mr. Wilson was Chief Nuclear Officer at Cooper   
Nuclear Station.                                                         
                                                                         
3) At NMC headquarters in Hudson, Wisconsin, Mr. Gary Van Middlesworth,  
currently Vice President of Nuclear Operations, will be appointed Vice   
President of Nuclear Assessment Programs. He replaces Mr. Solymossy, who 
was appointed Site Vice President of Prairie Island. Mr. Van Middlesworth
will report to Mr. Roy Anderson, Executive Vice President, and will begin
his new duties on January 27.                                            

Contact:  BRUCE BURGESS, BLB         (630)829-9929
          KEN RIEMER, KXR            (630)829-9757
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Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Nuclear Management Company, Llc        MR Number: 3-03-0003
Point Beach 1 2                        Date: 01/14/03
Two Rivers,Wisconsin                   Tel. & fax from Resident Inspectors
Dockets: 50-266,50-301
PWR/W-2-LP,PWR/W-2-LP                 

Subject: Management Changes in Nuclear Management Company                

Discussion:

The NMC announced the following management changes today:                
                                                                         
1) For Prairie Island and Point Beach, Mr. Mano Nazar, currently the Site
Vice President of Prairie Island, will assume duties as Senior Vice      
President and oversee activities at both Prairie Island and Point Beach. 
Mr. Nazar will report to Mr. John Paul Cowan, NMC Chief Nuclear Officer, 
and will begin his new duties on January 14. Future plans include placing
Kewaunee in Mr. Nazar's area of responsibility. Mr. Joe Solymossy, who   
was Vice President of Nuclear Assessment Programs, was appointed Site    
Vice President.                                                          
                                                                         
2) For Monticello and Duane Arnold, Mr. Jeff Forbes, currently the Site  
Vice President of Monticello, will assume duties as Senior Vice President
and oversee activities at both Monticello and Duane Arnold. Mr. Dave     
Wilson was named to replace Mr.Forbes as Site Vice President of          
Monticello. Previously, Mr. Wilson was Chief Nuclear Officer at Cooper   
Nuclear Station.                                                         
                                                                         
3) At NMC headquarters in Hudson, Wisconsin, Mr. Gary Van Middlesworth,  
currently Vice President of Nuclear Operations, will be appointed Vice   
President of Nuclear Assessment Programs. He replaces Mr. Solymossy, who 
was appointed Site Vice President of Prairie Island. Mr. Van Middlesworth
will report to Mr. Roy Anderson, Executive Vice President, and will begin
his new duties on January 27.                                            

Contact:  BRUCE BURGESS, BLB         (630)829-9929
          KEN RIEMER, KXR            (630)829-9757
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REGION III  MORNING REPORT     PAGE  3          JANUARY 16, 2003

Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Nuclear Management Company             MR Number: 3-03-0004
Monticello 1                           Date: 01/14/03
Monticello,Minnesota                   Tel. & fax from Resident Inspectors
Dockets: 50-263
BWR/GE-3                              

Subject: Management Changes in Nuclear Management Company                

Discussion:

The NMC announced the following management changes today:                
                                                                         
1) For Prairie Island and Point Beach, Mr. Mano Nazar, currently the Site
Vice President of Prairie Island, will assume duties as Senior Vice      
President and oversee activities at both Prairie Island and Point Beach. 
Mr. Nazar will report to Mr. John Paul Cowan, NMC Chief Nuclear Officer, 
and will begin his new duties on January 14. Future plans include placing
Kewaunee in Mr. Nazar's area of responsibility. Mr. Joe Solymossy, who   
was Vice President of Nuclear Assessment Programs, was appointed Site    
Vice President.                                                          
                                                                         
2) For Monticello and Duane Arnold, Mr. Jeff Forbes, currently the Site  
Vice President of Monticello, will assume duties as Senior Vice President
and oversee activities at both Monticello and Duane Arnold. Mr. Dave     
Wilson was named to replace Mr.Forbes as Site Vice President of          
Monticello. Previously, Mr. Wilson was Chief Nuclear Officer at Cooper   
Nuclear Station.                                                         
                                                                         
3) At NMC headquarters in Hudson, Wisconsin, Mr. Gary Van Middlesworth,  
currently Vice President of Nuclear Operations, will be appointed Vice   
President of Nuclear Assessment Programs. He replaces Mr. Solymossy, who 
was appointed Site Vice President of Prairie Island. Mr. Van Middlesworth
will report to Mr. Roy Anderson, Executive Vice President, and will begin
his new duties on January 27.                                            

Contact:  BRUCE BURGESS, BLB         (630)829-9929
          KEN RIEMER, KXR            (630)829-9757
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Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Alliant Energy                         MR Number: 3-03-0005
Duane Arnold 1                         Date: 01/14/03
Palo,Iowa                              Tel. & fax from Resident Inspectors
Dockets: 50-331
BWR/GE-4                              

Subject: Management Changes in Nuclear Management Company                

Discussion:

The NMC announced the following management changes today:                
                                                                         
1) For Prairie Island and Point Beach, Mr. Mano Nazar, currently the Site
Vice President of Prairie Island, will assume duties as Senior Vice      
President and oversee activities at both Prairie Island and Point Beach. 
Mr. Nazar will report to Mr. John Paul Cowan, NMC Chief Nuclear Officer, 
and will begin his new duties on January 14. Future plans include placing
Kewaunee in Mr. Nazar's area of responsibility. Mr. Joe Solymossy, who   
was Vice President of Nuclear Assessment Programs, was appointed Site    
Vice President.                                                          
                                                                         
2) For Monticello and Duane Arnold, Mr. Jeff Forbes, currently the Site  
Vice President of Monticello, will assume duties as Senior Vice President
and oversee activities at both Monticello and Duane Arnold. Mr. Dave     
Wilson was named to replace Mr.Forbes as Site Vice President of          
Monticello. Previously, Mr. Wilson was Chief Nuclear Officer at Cooper   
Nuclear Station.                                                         
                                                                         
3) At NMC headquarters in Hudson, Wisconsin, Mr. Gary Van Middlesworth,  
currently Vice President of Nuclear Operations, will be appointed Vice   
President of Nuclear Assessment Programs. He replaces Mr. Solymossy, who 
was appointed Site Vice President of Prairie Island. Mr. Van Middlesworth
will report to Mr. Roy Anderson, Executive Vice President, and will begin
his new duties on January 27.                                            

Contact:  BRUCE BURGESS, BLB         (630)829-9929
          KEN RIEMER, KXR            (630)829-9757


HEADQUARTERS      MORNING REPORT     PAGE  5          JANUARY 16, 2003

MR Number: H-03-0003

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of Information Notice 2003-01

Information Notice 2003-01, Failure of a Boiling Water Reactor Target    
Rock Main Steam Safety/Relief Valve dated January 15, 2003.              
                                                                         
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is issuing this information notice
to alert addressees to a recent failure of a main steam safety/relief    
valve on a boiling water reactor.                                        
                                                                         
ADAMS Accession No.:  ML030140543                                        
                                                                         
Contacts:   Norman Garrett, Region II       Charles G. Hammer, NRR       
            (912) 367-9881                  (301) 415-2791               
            E-mail: nxg@nrc.gov             E-mail: cgh@nrc.gov          
                                                                         
            Danny Billings, NRR                                          
            (301) 415-1175                                               
            E-mail: deb1@nrc.gov                                         


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