Power Reactor Event Number: 40823
Facility: SALEM
Region: 1 State: NJ
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: RICHARD DeSANCTIS
HQ OPS Officer: DICK JOLLIFFE
Notification Date: 06/17/2004
Notification Time: 03:38 [ET]
Event Date: 06/17/2004
Event Time: 00:22 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/17/2004
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(i) - PLANT S/D REQD BY TS
Person (Organization):
ANTHONY DIMITRIADIS (R1)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 48 Power Operation

Event Text

TECH SPEC REQUIRED PLANT SHUTDOWN DUE TO EMERGENCY CORE COOLING SYSTEM INOPERABLE

At 0338 EDT on 06/17/04, the licensee reported that at 0321 EDT on 06/14/04, the licensee identified that the Salem Unit 1 #12 charging pump was declared inoperable due to an inoperable discharge check valve. Repairs to the check valve are not expected to be completed by 0321 EDT on 06/17/04. At 0022 EDT on 06/17/04, the licensee commenced a shutdown of Salem Unit 1 from 100% power to comply with Tech Spec 3.5.2, Emergency Core Cooling System Inoperable (72 hour LCO). #15 service water pump and #11 auxiliary building exhaust fan have been declared inoperable for scheduled maintenance.

There were no personnel injuries or radiological occurrences associated with this event.

This event has no effect on Salem Unit 2 which is at 100% power.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector and plans to notify State and Local officials.