Category Archives: Steven Nyhus

F&H Lobbying Team Leads CGMC Summer Conference

Flaherty & Hood recently staffed the 2015 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Summer Conference. Nearly 100 representatives from more than 35 Greater Minnesota cities headed to Duluth July 22-24 for informative sessions, CGMC administrative meetings, and fun community activities. The more »

Posted in Bradley Peterson, Brandon Fitzsimmons, Chris Henjum, Dan Dorman, Elizabeth Wefel, Government Relations, Julie Liew, Marty Seifert, Steven Nyhus, Tim Flaherty | Comments Off on F&H Lobbying Team Leads CGMC Summer Conference

Steven Nyhus Presents at Premier Environmental Law Event

Flaherty & Hood Senior Attorney Steven Nyhus presented a session on Clean Water Act point source regulation at the 11th Annual Minnesota Environmental Institute, sponsored by Minnesota Continuing Legal Education and held in Minneapolis on April 23.  Approximately 200 attorneys more »

Posted in Environment, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on Steven Nyhus Presents at Premier Environmental Law Event

Attorney Steve Nyhus Presents for Environmental Institute

Flaherty & Hood attorney Steve Nyhus gave a presentation at the 10th Annual Minnesota Environmental Institute, hosted by Minnesota Continuing Legal Education in Minneapolis, on April 17.  The Institute is the premier seminar event for environmental attorneys in Minnesota, typically more »

Posted in Environment, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on Attorney Steve Nyhus Presents for Environmental Institute

Attorney Steve Nyhus Advocates for Cities’ Concerns About MPCA Proposal

On behalf of the Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB), Flaherty & Hood attorney Steve Nyhus, in coordination with John Hall of Hall & Associates in Washington, D.C., provided oral and written testimony on draft nutrient standards for more »

Posted in Environment, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on Attorney Steve Nyhus Advocates for Cities’ Concerns About MPCA Proposal

MESERB Fall Meeting

Steve Nyhus and Elizabeth Wefel assisted in hosting the 2012 Fall Meeting of the Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB) in Fergus Falls. Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Wefel, Environment, News, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on MESERB Fall Meeting

Massive Alliant Energy rate increase successfully reduced

Over the last year, Attorneys Joe Sullivan and Steve Nyhus represented the City of Albert Lea in its challenge to Alliant Energy’s massive electric rate increase. Continue reading

Posted in Energy & Public Utilities, Joe Sullivan, News, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on Massive Alliant Energy rate increase successfully reduced

Albert Lea’s opposition to excessive rate hike draws public support, makes news

On behalf of the City of Albert Lea, Flaherty & Hood recently reached out to area residents and businesses to ensure high attendance and vocal opposition to Alliant Energy’s proposed 22 percent electric rate increase at a Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) public hearing (to read more about the rate hike issue, click here). Continue reading

Posted in Communications Support, Energy & Public Utilities, Glen Fladeboe, Joe Sullivan, News, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on Albert Lea’s opposition to excessive rate hike draws public support, makes news

Pressure builds on MPCA to address sulfate standard

For decades, the MPCA has had a water quality standard of less than 10 parts per million for sulfate released into waters where wild rice grows. The standard has rarely been enforced and few studies have been conducted to determine whether or not this standard is appropriate. Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Wefel, Environment, News, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on Pressure builds on MPCA to address sulfate standard

WI phosphorus regulations could affect municipal pocketbooks in MN

Phosphorus standards recently adopted in Wisconsin may result in significantly more restrictive and expensive compliance requirements for Minnesota municipalities and agricultural interests. Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Wefel, Environment, News, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on WI phosphorus regulations could affect municipal pocketbooks in MN

MESERB fall meeting focuses on proposed water regulations

The Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB) held its 2010 fall meeting in Melrose. Flaherty & Hood attorneys Steve Nyhus and J.D. Burton provided staffing assistance and a legal activities report to the group. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, J.D. Burton, News, Steven Nyhus | Comments Off on MESERB fall meeting focuses on proposed water regulations