Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Tollefson

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Titles 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
Creation Interviewee: Tollefson, Paul
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Places Subject: Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/20/1978
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.39 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'


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