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There are 4 EN(s) today, 2 associated with power stations.

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NRC Event Notices for May 10, 2019 |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...510en.html

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----------- [ Current event for PA_Susquehanna_1;2 ]

20190509 | PA_Susquehanna_1;2 | EMPLOYEE SUPERVISOR TESTED POSITIVE ON A RANDOM FITNESS-FOR-DUTY TEST |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en54055

A non-licensed employee supervisor had a confirmed positive for alcohol during a random fitness-for-duty test.

The employee's access to the site has been terminated.

The NRC Resident Inspector has been informed.

----------- [ 2019 event history for PA_Susquehanna ]

20190421 | PA_Susquehanna_2 | Exit RFO ( 29 / 35 )
20190323 | PA_Susquehanna_2 | Begn RFO ( 01 / 35 )

[ no previous ENs for this site in 2019 ]

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----------- [ Current event for IL_Dresden_2 ]

20190509 | IL_Dresden_2 | AUTOMATIC REACTOR SCRAM DUE TO TURBINE TRIP |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en54054

"On May 9, 2019 at 0348 CDT, an automatic scram was received on Unit 2 following a turbine trip.

"All rods inserted to their full-in positions.

"All Group 2 and Group 3 automatic isolations actuated as expected. Systems operated as expected.

"Reactor vessel inventory and pressure are being maintained in normal control bands.

"This event is being reported pursuant to 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B),
any event or condition that results in actuation of the reactor protection system (RPS) when the reactor is critical.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

Decay heat is being removed using the steam bypass valves to the condenser
 and the safety relief valves did not lift as a result of the trip.

----------- [ 2019 event history for IL_Dresden ]

20190130 | IL_Dresden_2;3 | SECONDARY CONTAINMENT INOPERABLE |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53851



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[ no previous ENs for this site in 2019 ]
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------------[ PART 21 ] - These ENs are for issues that involve multiple site/reactor units
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------------Other reactor info from daily power tracking https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...atus/2019/
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Region 1

CT_Millstone_3 @ 0 % [ RPV OPEN ( 29 / 33 ) RFO plan start 20190418 ]

MA_Pilgrim_1 @ 92 % [ coastdown to permanent closure ]
[ as of today there are only 21 operating days left. ]

NJ_Salem_1 @ 0 % [ RPV OPEN ( 28 / 28 ) ] RFO started early


Region 2

AL_Browns_Ferry_2 @ 87 % unch from 87 % Sunday; 87 % Saturday
[ Exit RFO ( 39 / 25 ) ] missed planned restart date ]

FL_Saint_Lucie_1 @ 0 % since 20190425
 AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP DUE TO TURBINE GENERATOR TRIP |
 https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en54027

TN_Watts_Bar_2 @ 0 % [ RPV OPEN ( 28 / 26 ) 20190413 ]


Region 3

IL_Clinton_1 @ 98 % down from 99 % unch from 99 % Sunday; 98 % Saturday
[ 98-99 % are this units normal thermal power range. ]

MI_DC_Cook_1 @ 25 % up from 0 % [ Exit RFO ( 55 / 90 ) 20190306  ]

IL_Dresden_2 @ 0 % down from 100 % Thursday
 AUTOMATIC REACTOR SCRAM DUE TO TURBINE TRIP |
 https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en54054

MN_Monticello_1 @ 0 %  [ RPV OPEN ( 27 / 30 ) 20190413 ]

WI_Point_Beach_2 @ 100 % up fom 84 % down from 100 %
[ no EN, unk reason for shutdown. ]


Region 4

MO_Callaway_1 @ 0 % [ RPV OPEN ( 39 / 42 ) 20190401; no coastdown 24hr SD

WA_Columbia_2 @ 92 % [ coastdown to RFO 20190515 ]

TX_ComanchePeak_1 @ 0 % [ RPV OPEN ( 19 / 40 ) | 20190407 ] missed planned start date ]

AZ_PaloVerde_1 @ 20 % up from 12 % up from 0 % [ Exit RFO ( 33 / 30 )

LA_RiverBend_1 @ 0 % [ RPV OPEN ( 42 / 34 ] missed planned restart date


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[ There is/are currently 07 unit(s) with the RPV OPEN - ref the 2019 Spring Refueling Outage Schedule and Status ]

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