Dan Evans has been involved in energy projects, policy, and permitting for more than 25 years and specializes in developing winning solutions to complex challenges ranging from resource conflicts to energy project permitting. He served 20 years as a senior advisor to members of the Washington Congressional delegation, seven years with a leading NW law firm, and as principal at Dan Evans Consulting and Promus Energy.
Dan promotes stewardship that simultaneously improves economic, environmental, and community health. Integrating technical, legal, policy, and facilitation skills, he has catalyzed innovative outcomes through strategic planning, project management, navigating complex regulatory and legislative processes, building coalitions, and brokering broad-based agreements.
Dan has played key roles in both conservation initiatives and assisting businesses identify emerging opportunities, create partnerships, and permit projects. Examples include efforts to develop clean energy resources (wind, wave, hydro, methane fuels –CNG, LNG, RNG), reform resource management at a landscape or watershed scale, and mediate community disputes. He has also advanced mitigation reform, including the “Faster Greener Smarter Mitigation and Permitting System” and Alternative Wind Power Mitigation Guidelines for Washington State.