Human Intrusion [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 63.302 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 63 – Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada; Subpart L -- Postclosure Public Health and Environmental Standards], the term human intrusion means “breaching of any portion of the Yucca Mountain disposal system, within the repository footprint, by any human activity.”