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Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Gordon and Helen B. Hedner
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: The Hedners were farmers from Pope County and were members of FACT. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: How the Hedners first learned about the powerline. Routing of line - priority of DNR lands; I-94 route; how route impacts farmers. Role of MEQC. Health and safety concerns. Easement payments. Public hearings. Farmer's liability for poles. Issue over need for electricity. Alternative sources of power. Efforts made to stop the utilities. Reaction of county officials to the farmers opposition to the line. FACT. Stopping the line. Future of opposition. Canadian pipeline.
2 hours sound cassette
33 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
120 minutes length
Interviewee: Hedner, Gordon
Interviewee: Hedner, Helen B.
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Subject: Farwell, Pope County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.17 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'