ANDY REPRESENTS CLIENTS IN LITIGATION, ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS, ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS AND COMPLEX NEGOTIATIONS RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW, MAJOR FACILITY PERMITTING, WATER QUALITY, HAZARDOUS AND SOLID WASTE, AND SOIL AND GROUNDWATER CLEANUP.
Co-Chair of the Energy Group and Chair of the Regulatory Affairs Group, Andy practices in the area of energy and environmental law. In recent cases, he has represented a major utility in contested case proceedings relating to state approvals required for the continued operation of nuclear power plants. He has also represented a seed producer in litigation and administrative matters relating to the environmental review for the deregulation of genetically engineered organisms.
Andy is a Fellow in the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Before attending law school, he was Legislative Aide for energy policy to U.S. Senator Gary Hart. Over the past 10 years, Andy has served as a Director and as Board Chair (2008-2010) of the Minnesota Environmental Initiative, an organization that promotes partnerships involving government, business and environmental advocacy groups to address challenging environmental issues.