Great Lakes Environmental Assessment and Mapping Project

Andy Buchsbaum

Andy Buchsbaum is the Regional Executive Director of the National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes Regional Center, and the co-chair of the 90-member "Healing Our Waters--Great Lakes Coalition," the primary non-governmental coalition championing Great Lakes restoration. Andy often testifies on Great Lakes issues before governmental bodies, including the IJC, U.S. EPA, and numerous state agencies. Major projects of the Center include water management reform, reduction of toxic substances, enforcement of water quality standards, and place-based restoration projects. Prior to joining NWF, Andy was the senior attorney for the Midwest office of the National Environmental Law Center and the Program Director for the Public Interest Research Group in Michigan.