WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 56745) involving Clinton Nuclear Plant, Illinois:
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Unit:   
RX Type:  GE-6
NRC Notified By: Justin Majernik
HQ OPS Officer: Karen Cotton-Gross
Notification Date: 09/18/2023
Notification Time: 23:26 [ET]
Event Date: 09/18/2023
Event Time: 20:07 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 09/19/2023
Emergency Class: Non Emergency
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - Offsite Notification
Person (Organization): Szwarc, Dariusz (R3DO)
Power Reactor Unit Info
Unit ...SCRAM Code ...RX Crit ...Initial PWR ...Initial RX Mode ...Current PWR ...Current RX Mode
1 ...N ...Y ...0 ...Refueling ...0 ...Refueling
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The following information was provided by the licensee via email:
"On 9/18/2023 at 2007 CDT, Clinton reported to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, National Response Center and DeWitt County a hazardous substance release of 1300 gallons of Sodium Bisulphite. The release was at the site's flume discharge building due to a crack on a fitting inside the building. This release did not exceed any NRC regulations or reporting criteria. This notification is being made solely as a four-hour, non-emergency notification for a Notification of Other Government Agency. This event is reportable in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(xi).
"There was no impact on the health and safety of the public or plant personnel. The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."
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Original text here: https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/event-status/event/2023/2...