Contraband found concealed above ceiling tiles at Braidwood nuclear power plant

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A contractor working above a locker room during renovations discovered contraband material hidden above the ceiling tiles.  No further details have been provided at this time.

Power Reactor Event Number: 48351
Facility: BRAIDWOOD
Region: 3 State: IL
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: BRIAN FINLAY
HQ OPS Officer: PETE SNYDER
Notification Date: 09/27/2012
Notification Time: 13:55 [ET]
Event Date: 09/27/2012
Event Time: 09:30 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 09/27/2012
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 – FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
CHRISTINE LIPA (R3DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
2 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
FITNESS FOR DUTY – CONTRABAND MATERIAL IDENTIFIED IN THE PROTECTED AREAA licensee contractor discovered contraband material concealed above ceiling tiles in a locker room during a renovation of the area.

Source: NRC Event Notifications

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