Indian Point Offsite Notification of Oil Sheen in Discharge Canal

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Power Reactor Event Number: 47482
Facility: INDIAN POINT
Region: 1 State: NY
Unit: [2] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: MATT JOHNSON
HQ OPS Officer: CHARLES TEAL
Notification Date: 11/28/2011
Notification Time: 18:40 [ET]
Event Date: 11/28/2011
Event Time: 16:50 [EST]
Last Update Date: 11/28/2011
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) – OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
WAYNE SCHMIDT (R1DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
2 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

OFFSITE NOTIFICATION OF OIL SHEEN IN DISCHARGE CANAL”At approximately 1650 EST on 11/28/2011 an oil sheen of about 20 ft. in diameter was observed in the Unit 2 discharge canal. The source of the oil is unknown at this time. There is no adverse impact on the plant. All required notifications have been made, including the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Westchester County Dept. of Health, and the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center.”The NRC Resident Inspector has been informed.

Source: NRC Notifications

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