Emily Smart, PG, CPG

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Emily Smart, PG, CPG

Senior Project Manager


“Blackstone’s depth and breadth of professional experience, staff diversity, and team mentality means that we produce positive outcomes for our clients in any situation. The strength of this team comes from dynamic problem solving, pooling our diverse technical skills, and supporting each other!”


Emily Smart is a Senior Project Manager for Blackstone Environmental. She joined Blackstone in 2018 and has more than 10 years of experience in environmental consulting, including Brownfields redevelopment, environmental cleanups, landfill groundwater compliance services, and environmental due diligence. She is a licensed professional geologist and a certified groundwater professional. Emily has supported redevelopment of numerous hazardous waste sites across the Midwest, which includes work praised by the EPA on RCRA and CERCLA sites.


  • M.S. Geoscience, University of Iowa, December 2008
  • B.A. Geoscience, University of Iowa, 2003

Certifications & Registrations

  • Certified Groundwater Professional, Iowa
  • Licensed Geologist, Washington
  • Professional Geologist, Illinois
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER
  • CPR and First Aid


Groundwater and LFG compliance at pre- and post-Subtitle D landfills; EPA and State of Iowa-funded Brownfields redevelopment projects; Phase I and Phase II ESAs; environmental cleanups; wetland delineation; underground storage tank closures; and RBCA assessments.


Environmental Professionals of Iowa, Iowa Groundwater Association, National Groundwater Association, Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations.


EPA Region 7 Leading Environmental & Forwarding Sustainability (L.E.A.F.S.) Award, 2018.