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Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Tollefson
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tollefson was a a farmer in Northfield, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: First knowledge of powerline; petition for powerline. Health and safety. As member of the Citizen's Advisory Committee. Problems with 1973 siting laws. Purpose of Citizen's Advisory Committee. Role of Governor Perpich. View of confrontations by opposition. Science court. Impact of controversy on people involved. Future of electricity as energy source. Alternative energy sources. What the result of the powerline controversy will be.
1 hour sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewee: Tollefson, Paul
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Subject: Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.39 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'