Dan Elliott is a Senior Consultant based in New Jersey with more than 25 years of experience managing environmental due diligence assessments, characterizing and quantifying environmental liabilities, managing remediation portfolios, conducting permitting and regulatory negotiations, and leading compliance audits.
Dan's industry expertise includes process wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management, multi-media (e.g. air, water, stormwater, etc.) permitting, environmental compliance and auditing, and remediation project management. He has significant experience in negotiating with regulators and has managed technical, regulatory, and technology-transfer aspects of environmental projects in the United States, Mexico, and China. Over the past decade, Dan has focused on assisting primarily corporate multi-national Clients with environmental investigation and remedial action needs as well as in the process wastewater area. Commencing with a field pilot of the nanoscale zero-valent iron (nZVI) technology at their Trenton, New Jersey, HVAC products manufacturing facility, Dan led environmental investigation and remediation assignments at multiple locations with American Standard Inc. successor companies including Ingersoll Rand and Trane Technologies.
Dan co-manages a portfolio of environmental investigation and remediation projects with BASF at several current and former manufacturing sites throughout the U.S. Currently, Dan is leading a demonstration project involving a combined remedy featuring BASF's carbonyl iron powder (CIP) deployed with enhanced in situ bioaugmentation to treat chlorinated ethenes and methanes-impacted groundwater at BASF's 355-acre North American flagship facility in Geismar, Louisiana. In a return to his roots in pharmaceutical wastewater treatment, Dan is managing a unique project with Pfizer to assess losses of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) to wastewater and associated risk quotients at more than 120 supplier manufacturing sites in North America, Central America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific.
Dan was a member of the Project Advisory Group of NANOREM, a 28-member consortium of universities, national research labs, and industry focused on developing and applying nanoscale environmental remediation technologies at brownfield sites throughout the European Union. He has co-authored numerous articles on the nZVI technology and applications in peer-reviewed journals and is a regular speaker at conferences in the United States, Europe, and China. He has extensive knowledge of environmental chemistry involving the fate and behavior of organic contaminants including pharmaceutical actives and intermediates. Dan is also a recognized expert in the chemistry, fate, transport, and treatment of the hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCH).