"The Lessons of Fukushima"

April 2012
Vital Speeches International;Apr2012, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p104
The article presents a speech by Tom Mitchell, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Ontario Power Generation, delivered at the Canadian Nuclear Association Conference in Ottawa, Ontario on February 23, 2012, in which he discussed the impact of the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, the effective manner of Canada in responding to such accident and the significance to define of who we are in pursuit of safety and performance.


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