United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Information Notice No.: 85-62: Backup Telephone Numbers to the NRC Operations Center

                                                         SSINS No.: 6835 
                                                            IN 85-62       

                                UNITED STATES
                           WASHINGTON, D.C, 20555

                                July 23, 1989

Information Notice No. NO.: 85-62:  BACKUP TELEPHONE NUMBERS TO THE NRC 
                                   OPERATIONS center 


All nuclear power reactor facilities holding an operating license and 
certain fuel facilities. 


This notice is being issued to inform licensees of commercial telephone 
numbers for the NRC Operations Center which are to be used as backup to the 
Emergency Notification System and the Health Physics Network. It is expected
that recipients will review the information and forward to cognizant 
individuals for review and appropriate use. Suggestions contained in this 
information notice do not constitute NRC requirements; therefore, no 
specific action or written response is required. 

Description of Circumstance: 

The following commercial telephone numbers for the NRC Operations Center are
available for event and emergency notification whenever the Emergency 
Notification System or the Health Physics Network is inoperable. 


          * Reported previously as area code 202; however, either area code 
          can be used at the present time. 

To ensure that the backup telephone numbers are made available when needed, 
telephone stickers with the backup telephone numbers have been provided for 
your convenience to attach to the telephones for Emergency Notification 
System and Health Physics Network. 


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No specific action or written response is required by this information 
notice. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the 
Regional Administrator of the appropriate NRC regional office or the NRC 
Headquarters incident response contacts listed in this notice. 

                                   Edward L. Jordan Director 
                                   Division of Emergency Preparedness 
                                     and Engineering Response 
                                   Office of Inspection and Enforcement 

Technical Contact:  Don Marksberry, IE
                    (301) 492-4156

                    Ray Priebe, IE
                    (301) 492-4333

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