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Division of Reactor Safety II
|To:||Shea J W|
Tennessee Valley Authority
|Download: ML18101A132 (7)|
UNITED STATES NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION REGION II 245 PEACHTREE CENTER AVENUE NE, SUITE 1200 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303-1257 April 11, 2018
Mr. Joseph Vice President, Nuclear Regulatory Affairs and Support Services Licensing Tennessee Valley Authority 1101 Market Street, LP 4A Chattanooga, TN 37402-2801
Dear Mr. Shea:
On March 8, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) completed a security inspection at your Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2, and discussed the results of this inspection with Mr. B. Brigman and other members of your staff. The results of this inspection are documented in the enclosed report.
The NRC inspectors did not identify any finding or violation of more than minor significance.
This letter will be made available for public inspection and copying at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html and at the NRC Public Document Room in accordance with 10 CFR 2.390, "Public Inspections, Exemptions, Requests for Withholding."
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2801
Mr. Matthew Rasmussen Plant Manager, Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Tennessee Valley Authority P.O. Box 2000, POB 2A-SQN Soddy Daisy, TN 37384-2000
Mr. Jonathan T. Johnson Manager, Site Licensing (interim)
Mr. F. E. Marcussen Director, Nuclear Security Tennessee Valley Authority 1101 Market Street, LP 1A Chattanooga, TN 37402-2801
Mr. Brian E. Brigman
Senior Manager Site Security Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Tennessee Valley Authority P.O. Box 2000, MPB 1A-SQN Soddy Daisy, TN 37384-2000
ML 18101A132 SUNSI REVIEW COMPLETE FORM 665 ATTACHED OFFICE RII:DRS/PSB RII:DRS/PSB RII:DRP/BR6 RII:DRS/PSB SIGNATURE JDG4 BBD FJE for ADM2 BBD NAME D. Golden B. Desai A. Masters B. Desai DATE 04/ 4 /2018 04/ 4 /2018 04/ 4 /2018 04/ 4 /2018 E-MAIL COPY YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO Enclosure U.S. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION REGION II Docket Numbers: 50-327 and 50-328
Report Numbers: 05000327/2018410 and 328/2018410
Enterprise Identifier: I-2018-410-0009
Licensee: Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Facility: Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2
Location: Soddy-Daisy, TN
Dates: March 5 - 8, 2018
Inspectors: David Golden, Physical Security Inspector
Approved by: Binoy Desai, Chief Plant Support Branch Division of Reactor Safety
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) continued monitoring the licensee's performance by conducting a Baseline Security Inspection at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2, in accordance with the Reactor Oversight Process. The Reactor Oversight Process is the NRC's program for overseeing the safe operation of commercial nuclear power reactors.
Refer to https://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/oversight.html for more information. NRC and self-revealed findings, violations, and additional items are summarized in the table below.
List of Findings and Violations No findings were identified.
Additional Tracking Items None
Inspections were conducted using the appropriate portions of the inspection procedures (IPs) in effect at the beginning of the inspection unless otherwise noted. Samples were declared complete when the IP requirements most appropriate to the inspection activity were met consistent with Inspection Manual Chapter (IMC) 2201, "Security Inspection Program for Commercial Nuclear Power Reactors." The inspectors reviewed selected procedures and records, observed activities, and interviewed personnel to assess licensee performance and compliance with Commission rules and regulations, license conditions, site procedures, and
71130.02 - Access Control
The inspectors evaluated the security access control program. The following elements were evaluated from this IP dated January 1, 2017.
Tier I: all 19 requirements. Tier II: 7 Requirements 02.05 (a-d); 02.07 (b, d, e). Tier III: 1 Requirement 02.08.
OTHER ACTIVITIES - BASELINE
71151 - Performance Indicator Verification (1 Sample)
The inspectors verified licensee performance indicators submittals listed below for the period from March 1, 2017, through March 1, 2018. The following elements were evaluated from this IP dated January 1, 2017.
- (1) Protected Area Security Equipment Performance Index
EXIT MEETINGS AND DEBRIEFS
On March 8, 2018, the inspector presented the Baseline Security Inspection results to Mr. B.
Brigman and other members of the licensee staff.
NSDP-8, Keys and Locks, Revision 08 SQN-SSI-7.7, Vehicle Access Control, Revision 41
SQN-SSI-7.6, Personnel Access Control, Revision 40
NSDP-29, Tracking and Trending and NRC Performance Indicators, Revision 09
NSDP-1, Safeguards Event Reporting Guidelines, Revision 14
CONDITION REPORTS 1380176 1307700 1369564 1274682 1383679 1272816 1339102 1270840