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53 Ala. Law. 1 (1992)

handle is hein.barjournals/alwyr0053 and id is 1 raw text is: JANUARY 1992                                                 Volume 53, Number 1
ON THE COVER: Blue skies, clean water and a healthy environment for this state
are common goals shared by environmentalists and industry.
Photo by Chris Grimshawe
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Rem arks  by  Hon. Albert P. Brewer  ............................................................................... 12
Regulation by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management
By  Olivia  H . Jenkins ........................................................................................................  23
Environmental Considerations in Real Estate and Other Business Transactions
By H. Thomas Wells, Jr. and Jarred 0. Taylor, II ......................................................... 31
The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Expensive, Confusing
and Possibly Jail Time for Non-Compliance
By William H. Satterfield and John M. Wood ................................................................ 46
Uniform Guidelines for Attorney Fee Declarations Recommended by the Indigent
Defense Committee of the Alabama State Bar ......................................................... 55
Summaries of General Laws Enacted and Constitutional Amendments Proposed
by the Legislature of Alabama at the First Special Session, 1991 ......................... 62
President's Page ..................................... 4  CLE  Opportunities ..........................  44
Executive Director's Report ................... 6  Building Fund Honor Roll .............. 45
Bar Briefs ................................................ 8  Pro  Bono  Project .............................  51
Legislative Wrap-Up ............................. 10  Disciplinary Report ........................ 53
Lawyers in the Family .......................... 14  Recent Decisions ............................ 58
Fall 1991 Admittees ............................. 17  Consultant's Corner ....................... 60
Young  Lawyers' Section ....................... 21  Memorials .......................................  76
Building Alabama's Courthouses ........ 28  Article Index .................................... 79
About Members, Among Firms ........... 36   Classified Notices ............................ 88

ALABAMA STATE BAR HEADQUARTERS STAFF
415 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104 (205) 269-1
Executive Director ..................... Reginald T. Hamner, CAE
Director of Programs ............................... Keith B. Norman
Executive Assistant .................................... Margaret Boone
Publications Director .............................. Margaret Murphy
Admissions Secretary .............................. Norma J. Robbins
Membership Services ................................ Alice Jo Hendrix
MCLE & Committee Secretary ..................... Diane Weldon

Financial Secretary ........................................ Gale Skinner
Lawyer Referral Secretary ............................. Joy Meininger
Graphic Arts Supervisor ............................... Maggie Stuller
Alabama Law Foundation, Inc. Director ......... Tracy Daniel
Receptionist ........................................ Samantha Broadway
Volunteer Lawyers Program
Director ........................................... Melinda  M . W aters

ALABAMA STATE BAR CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
1019 South Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 (205) 269-1515
G eneral Counsel ................................................................................................................................................. Robert  W . N orris
Assistant General Counsel .............................................................................................................................. J. Anthony  M cLain
Assistant  General Counsel ............................................................................................................................. L.  Gilbert  Kendrick
Assistant General Counsel ..................................................................................................................................... M ilton  L. M oss
Administrative Staff .............................................................. Vivian Freeman, Cheryl Rankin, Bonnie Mainor, Vicki Glassroth
The Alabama Lawyer, (ISSN 0002-4287), the official publication of the Alabama State Bar, is published seven times a year in the
months of January, March, May, July, September, November, and December (bar directory edition). Views and conclusions
expressed in articles herein are those of the authors, not necessarily those of the board of editors, officers or board of commission-
ers of the Alabama State Bar. Subscriptions: Alabama State Bar members receive The Alabama Lawyer as part of their annual dues
payment; $15 of this goes toward subscriptions for The Alabama Lawyer. Other subscribers do not receive the directory edition of
the Lawyer as part of their subscription. Advertising rates will be furnished upon request. Advertising copy is carefully reviewed and
must receive approval from the Office of General Counsel, but publication herein does not necessarily imply endorsement of any
product or service offered. The Alabama Lawyer reserves the right to reject any advertisement.
.Copyright 1992. The Alabama State Bar. All rights reserved.

The Alabama
Published seven times a year (the seventh issue is a
bar directory edition) by The Alabama State Bar,
P.O. Box 4156, Montgomery, Alabama 36101.
Phone (205) 269-1515. FAX (205) 269-1501.
Robert A. Huffaker ............................................. Editor
Susan Shirock DePaola ................... Associate Editor
Margaret Murphy ............................... Managing  Editor
Board of Editors
Craig G. Cornwell, Montgomery • Forrest S. Latta, Mobile •
Andrew P. Campbell, Birmingham • W. Scears Barnes, Jr.,
Alexander City - Michael R. Mills, Birmingham - Michael L.
Roberts, Gadsden ° J. Cliff Heard, Montgomery • William C.
Elliott, Montgomery • William J. Underwood, Tuscumbia - Jef-
frey L. Luther, Mobile ° Alex L. Holtsford, Jr., Montgomery •
Leonard A. Mancini, Huntsville - Alan T. Rogers, Birmingham •
J. E. Sawyer, Jr., Enterprise • Leah 0. Taylor, Birmingham °
H. William Wasden, Montgomery • John W. Hargrove, Birm-
ingham • Ray 0. Noojin, Jr., Birmingham ° Deborah J. Long,
Birmingham - Sherry Collum-Butler, Florence - Laura Peck,
Birmingham • Sara A. McGivaren, Birmingham - Hon. Joseph
A. Colquitt, Tuscaloosa • Susan E. Russ, Montgomery
Board of Bar Commissioners
Liaison  ............................ Samuel A. Rumore Jr., Birmingham
Officers
Phillip  E. Adams, Jr., Opelika ..................................... President
Clarence M. Small, Jr., Birmingham  .................. President-elect
Wade  H. Baxley, Dothan .................................... Vice-president
Reginald T. Hamner, Montgomery ............................. Secretary
Board of Commissioners
1st Circuit, Edward P. Turner, Jr., Chatom - 2nd Circuit, John
A. Nichols, Luverne - 3rd Circuit. Lynn Robertson Jackson,
Clayton - 4th Circuit, John W. Kelly, Ill, Selma - 5th Circuit,
John F_ Dillon, IV, Alexander City ° 6th Circuit, Place No. 1,
Walter P. Crownover, Tuscaloosa - 6th Circuit, Place No. 2,
John A. Owens, Tuscaloosa • 7th Circuit, Arthur F. Fite, lit,
Anniston • 8th Circuit, A.J. Coleman, Decatur • 9th Circuit,
William D. Scruggs, Jr., Fort Payne - 10th Circuit, Place No. 1,
Samuel H. Franklin, Birmingham • 10th Circuit, Place No. 2,
James W. Gewin, Birmingham • 10th Circuit, Place No. 3,
James S. Lloyd, Birmingham 1 t0th Circuit, Place No. 4,
Samuel A. Rumore, Jr., Birmingham - 10th Circuit, Place No.
5, Timothy L. Dillardt, Birmingham - 10th Circuit, Place No. 6,
Ollie L. Blan, Jr., Birmingham • 10th Circuit, Place No. 7, J.
Mason Davis, Birmingham ° 10th Circuit, Place No. 8, Drayton
N. James, Birmingham - 10th Circuit, Place No. 9, Cathy S.
Wright, Birmingham • t Oth Circuit, Bessemer Cut-Off, George
Higginbotham, Bessemer • 11th Circuit, Robert M. Hill, Jr.,
Florence * 12th Circuit, W. Keith Watkins, Troy ° 13th Circuit,
Place No. 1, Victor H. Lott, Jr., Mobile • 13th Circuit, Place No.
2, Broox G. Holmes, Mobile - 13th Circuit, Place No. 3, Larry
U. Sims, Mobile - 13th Circuit, Place No. 4, Benjamen T.
Rowe, Mobile • 14th Circuit, Jerry K. Selman, Jasper • 15th
Circuit, Place No. 1, Richard H. Gill, Montgomery ° 15th Cir-
cuit, Place No. 2, Wanda D. Devereaux, Montgomery • 15th
Circuit, Place No. 3, James R. Seale, Montgomery • 15th Cir-
cuit, Place No. 4, H.E. Nix, Jr.  16th Circuit, George P. Ford,
Gadsden • 17th Circuit, Richard S. Manley, Demopolis - 18th
Circuit, Conrad M. Fowler, Jr., Columbiana - 19th Circuit, J.
Robert Faulk, Prattville • 20th Circuit, Wade H. Baxley, Dothan
- 21st Circuit, James E. Hart, Jr., Brewton • 22nd Circuit,
Abner R. Powell, Il1, Andalusia - 23rd Circuit, Place No. 1,
George W. Royer, Jr., Huntsville • 23rd Circuit, Place No. 2, S.
Dagnal Rowe, Huntsville • 24th Circuit, John A. Russell, III,
Guntersville - 25th Circuit, Nelson Vinson, Hamilton - 26th Cir-
cuit, Bowen H. Brassell, Phenix City • 27th Circuit, Daniel T.
Warnes, Guntersville • 28th Circuit, John Earle Chason, Bay
Minette - 29th Circuit, R. Blake Lazenby, Talladega - 30th Cir-
cuit, Wayman G. Sherrer, Oneonta • 31st Circuit, Gorman R.
Jones, Sheffield • 32nd Circuit, John David Knight, Cullman •
33rd Circuit, William B. Matthews, Ozark - 34th Circuit, Jerry
C. Porch, Russellville • 35th Circuit, William D. Melton, Ever-
green • 36th Circuit, Roderick M. Alexander, Moulton • 37th
Circuit, J. Tut Barrett, Opelika - 38th Circuit, Stephen M. Ken-
namer, Scottsboro ° 39th Circuit, Winston V. Legge, Jr.,
Athens • 40th Circuit, Robert J. Teel, Rockford.
The Alabama Lawyer is published seven times a year for $15
per year in the United States and $20 per year outside the
United States by the Alabama State Bar, 415 Dexter Avenue,
Montgomery, Alabama 36104- Single issues are $3, plus first-
class postage, for the journal and $15 for the directory. Sec-
ond-class postage paid at Montgomery, Alabama.
Postmaster: Send address changes to The Alabama
Lawyer, P.O. Box 4156, Montgomery, AL 36101.

THE ALABAMA LAWYER

2 / January 1992

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