Permanent Cessation of Operations [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 50.2 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 50 -- Domestic Licensing Of Production and Utilization Facilities; General Provisions], permanent cessation of operation(s) means, “for a nuclear power reactor facility, a certification by a licensee to the NRC that it has permanently ceased or will permanently cease reactor operation(s), or a final legally effective order to permanently cease operation(s) has come into effect.”