Power Reactor         Event Number: 45847
Facility: SALEM
Region: 1 State: NJ
Unit: [ ] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: ERIC POWELL
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO         Notification Date: 04/16/2010
Notification Time: 17:07 [ET]
Event Date: 04/16/2010
Event Time: 16:49 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 04/16/2010
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
        Person (Organization):
MEL GRAY (R1DO)

Unit         SCRAM Code         RX CRIT         Initial PWR         Initial RX Mode         Current PWR         Current RX Mode
2         N         Y         100         Power Operation         100         Power Operation

Event Text OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO DISCOVERY OF DIESEL FUEL OIL IN A MONITORING WELL

"At 1649 [EDT], on April 16, 2010, Salem Unit 2 notified the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection [NJDEP] via the NJDEP hotline of the discovery of fuel oil from a sample well. At 1645 [EDT], a sample was pulled from a monitoring well on the north east side of the Unit 2 Auxiliary Building which contained approximately 1 pint of diesel fuel oil. This notification to the State of New Jersey is reportable in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi)."

The source of the diesel fuel oil is under investigation by the licensee.