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Brownfields and Drycleaner Programs

The Brownfields and Drycleaner Programs is responsible for administering South Carolina's Drycleaning Facility Restoration Trust Fund by using funds to assess, prioritize, and clean up registered dry-cleaning sites that are polluted within the state. The Program operates on fees and taxes collected from drycleaning facilities.

For information, e-mail Robert Hodges or call (803) 898-0919.

 

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Resources For Drycleaners


S.C. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE (SCDOR)

SCDOR issues registrations and collects taxes from drycleaners operating in the state. Please call David Demary at (803) 896-1902 for assistance.


S.C. SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SCSBAP)

Toll-Free Hotline: 1-800-819-9001
FAX: (803) 898-4487
E-MAIL: smallbusinessinfo@dhec.sc.gov

SCSBAP provides free assistance to small bussinesses and consists of the following components:

  • small business ombudsmen;
  • environmental technical assistance; and
  • a compliance advisory panel.

For more information, visit SCSBAP's webpage.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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State Coalition of Remediation of Drycleaners

The State Coalition of Remediation of Drycleaners provides a forum for the exchange information and discussion of implementation issues related to established state drycleaner programs; shares information and lessons learned with states without drycleaner-specific programs; and encourages the use of innovative technologies in drycleaner remediation.


Drycleaning Advisory Council

The current members of the Drycleaning Advisory Council are:

  • Mr. Chuck Bauknight, Jr.
  • Mr. Thomas Garrett
  • Mr. Scott Gribbin
  • Mr. Robert Mims, III
  • Mr. John Riser
  • Mr. Ed Robinson, III
  • Mr.Stuart Staples, Chairman
  • Mr. Kevin Sturgeon
  • Mr. Derrick Thomas
  • Mr. Larry Koester

Each member is appointed for a two-year term.

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Contact Information

 

Drycleaning Restoration Program

CONTACT
PHONE
E-MAIL
Robert Hodges, Jr. P.G., Program Manager
(803) 898-0919
Konstantin Akhvediani, Project Manager
(803) 898-0738
Paul Bergstrand P.G., Project Manager
(803) 898-0761
Tammy Whittle, Administrative Support
(803) 898-0720
Mark Berenbrok, Project Manager
(803) 898-0736

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For more information please contact the Bureau of Land & Waste Management at (803) 898-2000 or visit our offices (note new location).