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Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Alice Tripp
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tripp was a farmer from Belgrade in Stearns County. She was a protest leader and a candidate for Governor in 1978. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Learning about the powerline project. Involvement in KTO, CURE, SURE, and CO-REG. Reasons for the opposition - routing of line; health and safety concerns. Working with state government - personnel; Governor Perpich; legislators. Hearing process. Citizen's advisory committee. Underground wiring as alternative. Lawsuits. Mediation sessions. Confrontations. Energy needs for the future.
2 hours sound cassette
19 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
90 minutes length
Interviewee: Tripp, Alice
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Subject: Belgrade, Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.41 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'