Transmittal of NUREG-0977 Relative to the ATWS Events at Salem Generating Station, Unit No. 1 (Generic Letter 83-16)
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20555
March 24, 1983
TO ALL LIGHT WATER PLANT LICENSEES AND APPLICANTS
SUBJECT: TRANSMITTAL OF NUREG-0977 RELATIVE TO THE ATWS EVENTS AT SALEM
GENERATING STATION, UNIT NO. 1 (GENERIC LETTER 83-16)
On February 22 and 25, 1983, the Salem Generating Station, Unit No. 1
experienced ATWS events. Shortly after the events, a task force was
established at Region I to gather and report on the factual information
surrounding the event.
The task force has now completed its investigation and has documented the
factual information and their findings associated with the event in
NUREG-0977, titled "NRC Fact-Finding Task Force Report on the ATWS Events at
the Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Unit 1, on February 22 and 25, 1983."
Copies were forwarded to you by previous distribution on March 21, 1983. You
should review the information for applicability to your facility.
In addition, you should ensure that the information in NUREG-0977 is made
available to your plant staff as part of your training program under TMI
Action Plan Item I.C.5, Feedback of Operating Experience to Plant Staff.
Darrell G. Eisenhut, Director
Division of Licensing
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
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