Manufacture Alabama announces Environmental Conference

MONTGOMERY—The state’s manufacturing association, Manufacture Alabama, will hold its annual Environmental Conference on Nov. 19, at the Marriott Montgomery Prattville Hotel and Conference Center at Capitol Hill. The conference is open to and designed to educate manufacturing managers and consultants of clients with environmental responsibilities, and it will feature experts from across the state presenting information and updates on various environmental issues.

The following speakers and topics are set for the conference:

President Twinkle Cavanaugh, Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC): PSC update

Attorney Jimmy Palmer; Director Bennett Bearden, The University of Alabama Water Policy and Law Institute; Division Director Brian Atkins, Alabama Office of Water Resources: Alabama’s coming freshwater crisis due to a proposed state water management program

Executive Director Allison Jenkins, Alabama Clean Water Partnership: “Alabama-style” clean water

Environmental Scientist Shelby Stringfellow, TTL; Manager Mike Godfrey, Alabama Power Company: EPA’s social cost of carbon

Director Lance LeFleur, Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM): ADEM Update

Chiefs Ron Gore, Phil Davis and Glenda Dean of ADEM’s air, land and water divisions, respectively: ADEM division regulatory updates

Companies that supply products and services to attendees are invited to exhibit and network at the conference for a fee. For more information or to register as an attendee or exhibitor, visit and click on the Upcoming Events/Seminars tab or call 334.386.3000.

*Manufacture Alabama is the state’s sole trade association dedicated exclusively to the competitive, legislative, regulatory and operational issues of manufacturers and their partner industries and businesses.