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 Entered dateSiteRegionReactor typeEvent description
ENS 4213410 November 2005 14:30:00Big Rock PointNRC Region 3GE-1The licensee notified the EPA that it had inadvertently made some demolition cuts on the steel containment shell coated with paint containing PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls). This was not in accordance with the general conditions of the demolition agreement with the EPA. The steel was being cut with a torch and the paint along the cut line had been abated by the licensee to prevent burning paint with PCBs. However, some cuts were inadvertently not made along the abated lines. The amount of paint involved has been characterized as in the range of grams. The licensee has notified both the NRC regional inspector and headquarters project manager.