Mr. Daniel J. Daly
POSITION: Senior Geologist/Public Outreach Specialist

Daniel J. Daly is a Senior Geologist/Public Outreach Specialist and Outreach Team Lead who joined the EERC in 1985 after earning a B.A. degree in Earth Science from New Mexico Highlands University and an M.S. degree in Geology from the University of North Dakota.

Through the mid-1990s, Mr. Daly took part in projects investigating environmental effects of underground coal gasification; the character, occurrence, and management of U.S. natural gas-related drilling wastes and produced water; the evolution of U.S. energy and environmental policy; energy and environmental issues for eastern Europe; U.S. biomass resources; and cleanup technologies for U.S. nuclear weapons sites. Project clients included the Gas Technology Institute and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Starting in the late 1990s, Mr. Daly helped develop and implement projects featuring community- and school-based programs focused on the local environment (funding sources included the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Science Foundation) and from 1999 to 2008 served as coordinator for the Red River Valley Clean Cities Coalition (U.S. Department of Energy and local stakeholders).

Since 2003, Mr. Daly has managed the outreach and education activities for the EERC's Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership, a regional, multiyear collaboration of over 80 U.S. and Canadian stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Energy focused on carbon management for major stationary sources of CO2 emissions.

Mr. Daly is the author of numerous technical reports and has helped bring information to the both technical and nontechnical communities alike through eight public television documentary productions, electronic media, and presentations.