Continuing Education for Professionals


4th Annual Environmental Professionals' Conference

Pelham Civic Center

Pelham, Alabama

February 20, 2020



  • Welcome and Introduction

    John Milledge, PG, Esq
    Terracon Consultants (Birmingham)

  • Alabama Department of Environmental Management Regulatory Update

    James Carlson, PE, ADEM Water Division (Montgomery)
    Dale Hurst
 ADEM Air Division (Montgomery)
    Brent Watson ADEM Land Division (Montgomery)
    Phillip Davis, PE, Moderator Highland Technical Services (Birmingham)

  • State and Federal Air Permitting: Compliance Strategies and Testing for Particulate Sources

    Thomas E. Lotz, Jr, QTSI
 Alliance Source Testing (Birmingham)
    Paul D. Hansen, PE
 PPM Consultants (Birmingham)

  • Break (15 Minutes)

  • Update on SPCC Plans: Preparing Your Company’s Plan and Coordinating with Your Spill Response Contractor

    Judith Pike, PE 
Highland Technical Services (Birmingham)
    James Ward
,HEPACO LLC (Mobile)

  • Ethics Issues Facing Environmental Professionals: Engineers, Geologists, and Lawyers

    T. Michael Brown, Esq
 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Birmingham)
    Timothy Floyd, PG
 Poly, Inc. (Tuscaloosa)
    Louis Montgomery, PE, Esq
 Bhate Environmental Associates (Birmingham)
    Steve Newton, PE
 TTL, Inc. (Birmingham)

  • LUNCH (provided on-site at no extra charge)

  • Petroleum Vapor Intrusion: Case Studies and Hidden Risks

    Jim Fineis, PG 
Atlas Geo-Sampling Company (Atlanta)

  • Corps of Engineers Compliance Update: A Consultant’s Perspective on the Permitting Process and the WOTUS Definition

    Stephen P. Castleman, PG, CPESC
 Spectrum Environmental (Alabaster)

  • Recycling Update:  The Largest Recycling Hub in Alabama

    Leigh Shaffer, Birmingham Recycling and Recovery (Birmingham)


  • Phytoremediation for Closure of Legacy Sites

    Nicholas A. DiLuzio NewFields (Atlanta)

  • How to Create an Environmental Compliance Culture Within Your Company

    Charles E. Freind, Jr, MBA AMEREX Corporation (Trussville)

    Steve Messier, Nucor Steel Birmingham (Birmingham)

    Troy J. Perry, Jr, PG City of Birmingham Planning, Engineering and Permitting Division (Birmingham)

    Daniel E. Smith III, Esq, PhD, PE Primarium, LLC (Birmingham) and Carnival UK (Southampton)

  • Making Sense of Federal and State Brownfield Programs

    John Hargraves, PG PM Environmental (Decatur)
    Trey G. Noland, PG PM Environmental (Birmingham)

  • Adjourn


This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of the Alabama State Bar for a maximum of 7.3 hours’ credit, including 1 hour of ethics.


Pelham Civic Center

Pelham, Alabama

Registration Form:

Early registration through January 25 is $245

Late registration after January 25 is $295

A discounted registration fee of $195 is available through January 25 for employees of non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and governmental agencies.

A discounted registration fee of $95 is available through January 25 for a limited number of full-time students.

2020 Conference Sponsors:

Action Environmental
Alliance Source Testing
ATC Group Services
Bhate Environmental Associates
EON Products
Geosyntec Consultants
Highland Technical Services
Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter
Pace Analytical
Parrot Structural Services
PPM Consultants
Republic Services
SynTerra Corp.
Terracon Consultants
TRC Environmental Corporation
United Consulting
Waypoint Analytical
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Burr + Forman
Environmental Risk Information Services
Environmental Standards
Geo Lab Drilling
Heritage Environmental
Pine Environmental Services
PM Environmental
Poly Inc.
Schoel Engineering
Spectrum Environmental
Starnes Davis Florie
TTL Inc.
United Rentals Fluid Solutions

Bios and Power Points