Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Tollefson


Description 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.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Place Subject: Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Tollefson, Paul
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 03/20/1978
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.39
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

Add Comment Here:

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)


I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.