Gary Stewart was recently named the Director of the Division of Site Assessment, Remediation, and Revitalization in the Bureau of Land and Waste Management. As Director, he will oversee the Brownfields and Drycleaning Section, State Voluntary Cleanup Section, Federal and State Site Assessment Section, Federal Remediation Section, State Remediation Section, and Financial and Records Management Section.
Gary has worked for DHEC since March 1990. He began his career in the Site Engineering Section (now the State Remediation Section) as a staff engineer/project manager overseeing the investigation and remediation of abandoned and uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. He became manager of the State Remediation Section in 1994. As manager, he has been involved with many complex soil and groundwater cleanups, removal actions, and cost recovery settlements.
Prior to coming to DHEC, Gary worked at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virginia in the Combat Systems Office.
Gary is a 1987 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Engineering and is a registered P.E. in South Carolina.