United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for March 12, 2004

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REGION III

Davis-Besse Plant Status

Licensee/Facility:

FIRSTENERGY NUCLEAR OPERATING CO.
Davis-Besse
AKRON, Ohio
Dockets: 05000346
[1] B&W-L-LP
License No:
Notification:

MR Number: 3-2004-0018
Date: 03/12/2004

RIII-Via Teleconf. with Site

Discussion:

This information is current as of 7:30 am (EST) on March 12, 2004. The plant is currently in Mode 2. The plant entered Mode 2 on March 11, 2004, at 10:40 a.m. and the reactor became critical on March 11, 2004, at 1:42 p.m.

Upcoming key events include entering Mode 1, performing a readiness and effectiveness review prior to initial grid synchronization, initial grid synchronization, performing a readiness and effectiveness review prior to exceeding 50% power, placing a second main feedwater pump in service, reaching 100% power. Absent significant performance or equipment problems these events are scheduled to be accomplished in the next five to seven days.

Ongoing resident inspector coverage and around-the-clock inspection and oversight of licensee activities continues with NRC resident inspectors or examiners from Region III and other Regions. This coverage is expected to be in place for approximately two weeks.

Regional Action: For Information Only

Accession Numbers:

Accession No Accession Date
ML040720268 03/12/2004

Contacts:

Name Office Abbrev Phone No E-Mail
LIPA, C A R3 (630) 829-9619 CAL@nrc.gov
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