Continuing Education for Professionals


Up Coming Programs


Practice Update

Epa's Next Generation Compliance Policy

Litigation Under The Clean Water Act

Sustainable Infrastructure Development

Federal and State Regulatory Updates

Protection Of Environmental Assets In Bankruptcy


Sponsored By
Environmental Law Section Of The Alabama State Bar

Environmental Law Section Of The Louisiana State Bar Association

Section On Natural Resources, Energy andEnvironmental Law Section Of The Mississippi Bar

Friday, September 1st, 2017
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Destin, Florida


  • Welcome and Introduction

    Amber Whillock, Esq.
    Program Chair, Alabama State Bar Environmental Law Section
    Starnes Davis Florie (Birmingham, AL)

  • 8:30-9:00 EPA’s Next Generation Compliance Policy and What it Means: Preparing Emissions Data Today for Enforcement Tomorrow

    Colin McCall
    All4, Inc. (Atlanta, GA)

  • 9:00 - 10:00 Sustainable Infrastructure: Implementation of Resource Friendly Development Projects

    T. Michael Brown, Esq.
    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Birmingham, AL)

    Darren W. Gore, PE
    Water and Sewer Department
    City of Murfreesboro, TN

    John Michael Corn, Moderator
    AquAeTer (Brentwood, TN)

  • 10:00 - 10:15 BREAK (15 minutes)

  • 10:15 - 11:15 Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi 2017 Regulatory Update

    A. Todd Carter, Esq.
    Alabama Department of Environmental Management
    (Montgomery, AL)

    Boyd Bryan, Esq.
    Jones Walker (Baton Rouge, LA)

    Gary Rikard, Esq.
    Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (Jackson, MS)

    Susan Floyd, Esq., Moderator
    Jones Walker (Jackson, MS)

  • 11:15 - Noon Using Environmental Trusts to Manage Distressed Assets in Bankruptcy

    Jeffrey L. Allen, PE
    Allen Engineering and Science (Jackson, MS)

    Kyle McCulloch
    Allen Engineering and Science (Jackson, MS)

  • 12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

  • 1:30 - 2:30 Who’s Suing Me Now? Federal, State, and Citizen Enforcement Under the Clean Water Act

    Eva Dillard, Esq.
    Black Warrior Riverkeeper (Birmingham, AL)

    William L. Andreen, Esq.
    University of Alabama School of Law (Tuscaloosa, AL)

    Chris Williams, Esq.
    Maynard Cooper & Gale (Birmingham, AL)

    Sarah Stokes, Esq., Moderator
    Southern Environmental Law Center (Birmingham, AL)

  • 2:30 - 2:45 BREAK

  • 2:45 - 4:00 Federal Regulatory Update: What’s New Under the Trump Administration The Latest on EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, and the Waters of the U.S. Rule

    Karen Billups, Esq.
    Balch & Bingham (Washington, D.C.)

    William S. Cox III, Esq.
    Lightfoot Franklin White (Birmingham, AL)

    Capt. Michael T. Palmer, Esq.
    United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps
    (Pensacola, FL)

    Jennifer Simon, Esq.
    Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter (Atlanta, GA)

  • 4:00 - 5:00 Ethics Update: Digital is Forever

    Michael Walsh, Esq.
    Taylor Porter Brooks & Phillips (Baton Rouge, LA)

  • 5:00 - 6:30 Reception in the Magnolia Foyer at the Baytowne Conference Center for attendees, speakers, sponsors, and their families.

2017 Program Sponsors:

  • STRADA Professional Services
  • Volkert, Inc.
  • Allen Engineering and Science
  • TTL, Inc.
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
  • Bhate Environmental Associates
  • Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes
  • Bullock Environmental
  • Clark Partington Hart Larry Bond & Stackhouse
  • Lightfoot Franklin & White
  • Terracon Consultants
  • All4 Inc.
  • Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure
  • ATC Group Services
  • Balch & Bingham
  • Burr + Forman
  • Butler Snow
  • FC&E Engineering
  • Geosyntec
  • Hand Arendall
  • Highland Technical Services
  • Jones Swanson Huddell & Garrison
  • Jones Walker
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • Maynard Cooper & Gale
  • Mississippi - Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program
  • Oasis Consulting Services
  • Pelican Drones
  • PM Environmental
  • Poly, Inc.
  • PPM Consultants
  • Schoel Engineering Company
  • Source One
  • Spectrum Environmental
  • Starnes Davis Florie
  • Thompson Engineering
  • Tom Joiner & Associates
  • Alabama Power Company
  • Bainbridge Mims Rogers & Smith
  • Golder Associates
  • Gulf Distributing Holdings
  • Pritchett Environmental & Property Law
  • Southern Environmental Law Center
  • The Westervelt Company

MCLE Credit: This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commissions of the Alabama State Bar, the Louisiana State Bar, and The Mississippi Bar for a maximum of 6.5 hours’ credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.

The Baytowne Conference Center at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is located at 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. W., Destin, Florida 32550. Room reservations should be made directly with the resort. The resort is holding a limited number of discounted rooms for registrants of this program on a first-come, first-served basis. The Group Code is 23B99D.

Early registration through May 15 is $345. Late registration after May 15 is $395.

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

A student registration fee of $95 is available for a limited number of full-time students.

For questions regarding conference registration, contact
at (205) 887-3000 or