March 16 – Fukushima Units 1,2,3 have fuel damage – Lost secondary containment integrity

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From: Feintuch, Karl 11 i
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 9:17 AM
To: Pascarelli, Robert J ý f/L.
Subject: Morning status call items

Kewaunee in Mode 5; Reactor head bolts tensioned; expect Mode 4 this weekend or shortly thereafter.

Duane Arnold expects a visit from a state representative this Friday. It was planned before the events in Japan.

(Riemer reminded all to coordinate with Public Affairs on any contact with media.)

Events in Japan (caution regarding maturity and reliability of following information) (Definition U = Unit)

* U1,2,3 have fuel damage

* U2 containment now appears to be intact.(contrary to earlier announcements)

• U1,2,3 have lost secondary containment integrity

* 60 mrem/hr dose at site boundary

* Z-H (Zirconium-Hydrogen) fire in U4 spent fuel pool

* U5, U6 fuel pool temp reported at 80 degC

* Multiple Z-H fires reported in spent fuel pools

* US to supply Japan with KI doses

* Japan reports 5 persons have received lethal radiation doses

* INPO appears to be lead in coordinating for US nuc industry

* INPO asking sites for following types of info:

o -B5B capability/response (c/r)
o -SAMG c/r
o -Station Blackout c/r
o -Internal/external c/r

* 11 NRC people now in Japan

Emplasized this morning to work with Public Affairs if any media contact

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