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    NRC Issues Event Notification for Clinton Nuclear Plant, Ill.

    September 21, 2023 - Targeted News Service


      WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 56745) involving Clinton Nuclear Plant, Illinois:

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      Facility: Clinton

      Region: 3

      State: IL

      Unit: [1] [] []

      RX Type: [1] 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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