NRC Issues Event Notification for Hatch Nuclear Plant in Georgia
- Jan 3, 2022 6:48 am GMT
MANUAL REACTOR TRIP and AUTOMATIC ACTUATION OF CONTAINMENT ISOLATION VALVES
This following information was conveyed by the licensee via phone and email:
"Operations responded and stabilized the plant. Reactor water level is being maintained via condensate/feedwater. Decay heat is being removed by discharging steam to the main condenser using the turbine bypass valves. Unit 2 is not affected.
"Due to the Reactor Protection System actuation while critical, this event is being reported as a four-hour, non-emergency notification per 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B). It is also reportable under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) as an event that results in a valid actuation of CIVs.
"There was no impact on the health and safety of the public or plant personnel. The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified. "
Event Number: 55679
Unit:   
RX Type: 
NRC Notified By:
HQ OPS Officer:
Notification Time: 19:16 [ET]
Event Time: 15:52 [EST]
Last Update Date:
Emergency Class: Non Emergency
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B) - RPS Actuation - Critical
50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) - Valid Specif Sys Actuation
Miller, Mark (R2)
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