Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wayne Olhoft


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Olhoft was a state Senator from Herman, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. The Power Plant Siting Act - reason for creating; problems with act; amendments. EQB - effectiveness of; role of; responsiveness to public; hearings. Effectiveness of citizen's committees. Eminent domain and land use. Energy situation and alternatives to deal with future. Legislative role in supporting energy alternatives. Effect of controversy on job as Senator. Role of Governors Anderson and Perpich. Concluding remarks.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
15 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Place Subject: Herman, Grant County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Olhoft, Wayne
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 12/29/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.28
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

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