Associate Vice President, Energy Transition
Areas of expertise:
Methane emissions from the oil and gas sector; transition away from fossil fuel, regulatory and legislative policy advocacy
Dan leads a team of staff and consultants working with partners in government and civil society to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry across North America. He has led successful campaigns to craft and strengthen methane policies at the state and federal levels in the U.S. and is now focusing on policy and implementation improvements in Canada and Mexico as well.
Prior to joining EDF, Dan was a litigation attorney in private practice and a State Senator in the Colorado General Assembly. He served six years in the Colorado House of Representatives, including two years as House Minority Leader, and four years in the Senate, where he chaired the Judiciary Committee and was Vice Chairman of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Education: B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas, 1990; J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 1993
Colorado’s landmark methane rules raise bar for federal climate action
March 18, 2021
American people speak loud and clear on Zinke’s proposal to gut the BLM methane rule
May 3, 2018
What ALA’s most recent State of the Air Report reveals about oil and gas air pollution in the Western U.S.
April 18, 2018
North Dakota has a flaring problem that even industry recognizes
April 3, 2018
All pain, no gain: BLM methane rule rollback hurts Westerners, helps no one
February 16, 2018
The BLM rule should be in effect – what happened and what’s next?
January 29, 2018
A timeline of Zinke’s crusade against methane rules
October 16, 2017
A timeline of Zinke's crusade against methane rules
October 16, 2017
Why Rust Belt states are tackling methane when Trump won't
March 22, 2017
Trump wants to reduce waste and grow jobs? Good, these methane policies do just that.
February 6, 2017