Alabama Power Co-Sponsors Habitat Enhancement Program

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Alabama Power

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama Power, the U.S.
 Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and
 local Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring a project to
 enhance wildlife habitat along transmission line corridors.  The project is
 called Alabama Wild Power.
     Property owners in 18 Alabama counties who have Alabama Power transmission
 lines crossing their land will be eligible to receive funds for brush removal
 and plantings that promote, attract, shelter and feed wildlife in the
 transmission line rights-of-way.  Approved applicants will receive a $50 per
 acre incentive payment.  Counties included in the program are Autauga,
 Barbour, Bullock, Chambers, Choctaw, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Hale,
 Houston, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, and Sumter.
     Alabama Power will accept electronic applications from May 1 through May
 31 from eligible landowners and leaseholders.  The program will be
 administered on a first-come, first-served basis with priority going to new
 participants.  The local district conservationists will be responsible for
 developing conservation plans with qualified applicants.  Alabama Power will
 verify rights-of-way and issue the incentive payments.
     After April 30 applications should be submitted electronically by visiting
 www.alabamapower.com/wildpower .  This website also contains the program
 details.  Your local Soil and Water Conservation District office can be
 reached for additional information.  Please see below for local phone numbers.
     Alabama Power owns and operates 14 hydroelectric plants in Alabama,
 providing clean, low-cost energy.  Alabama Power provides affordable, reliable
 electric service to 1.3 million customers in the lower two-thirds of Alabama.
 Alabama Power is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:   SO),
 which operates more than 32,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in
 the Southeast.  Southern Company is one of the largest producers of
 electricity in the United States.
 
                 Local contacts for Alabama Wild Power Program
       Natural Resources Conservation Service - District Conservationists
 
     Montgomery                          Elmore
     David Barrow - Program Leader       Pam Mason
     E-mail - david.barrow@al.usda.gov   E-mail - pam.mason@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 223-7257               Phone: (334) 567-2264
     Fax:  (334) 223-7458                Fax:  (334) 567-2254
 
     Autauga                             Greene
     John Harris                         Winford Andrews
     E-mail - john.harris@al.usda.gov    E-mail - winford.andrews@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 365-5532               Phone: (205) 372-3271
     Fax: (334) 365-1130                 Fax: (205) 372-0684
 
     Barbour                             Hale
     Ed Holley                           Sutton Gibbs
     E-mail - ed.holley@al.usda.gov      E-mail - sutton.gibbs@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 775-3266               Phone: (334) 624-3265
     Fax:  (334) 775-9524                Fax: (334) 624-8419
 
     Bullock & Macon                     Houston
     Zona Beaty                          Tom Hughes
     E-mail - zona.beaty@al.usda.gov     E-mail - tom.hughes@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 738-2079               Phone:  (334) 793-2310 ext. 115
     Fax: (334) 738-3839                 Fax: (334) 792-3695
 
     Chambers                            Lowndes
     Eddie Jolley                        Pete Wheeler
     E-mail - eddie.jolley@al.usda.gov   E-mail - pete.wheeler@al.usda.gov
     Phone:  (334) 745-2511              Phone: (334) 548-2767
     Fax:  (334) 745-4870                Fax: (334) 548-2015
 
     Choctaw & Marengo                   Perry
     Tim Poole                           Larry Hardy
     E-mail - tim.poole@al.usda.gov      E-mail - larry.hardy@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (205) 459-2496               Phone: (205) 926-4360
     Fax: (205) 459-2496                 Fax: (205) 926-4384
 
     Dale                                Sumter
     Craig Peters                        Dan Curtis
     E-mail - craig.peters@al.usda.gov   E-mail - dan.curtis@al.usda.gov
     Phone:  (334) 774-4749              Phone: (205) 652-7521
     Fax: (334) 774-9951                 Fax: (205) 652-9615
 
     Dallas                              Russell
     Doug Gresham                        James Currington
     E-mail - doug.gresham@al.usda.gov   Email - james.currington.2@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 872-2611               Phone: (334) 297-6692
     Fax: (334) 872-3824                 Fax: (334) 291-1612
 
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SOURCE Alabama Power
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama Power, the U.S.
 Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and
 local Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring a project to
 enhance wildlife habitat along transmission line corridors.  The project is
 called Alabama Wild Power.
     Property owners in 18 Alabama counties who have Alabama Power transmission
 lines crossing their land will be eligible to receive funds for brush removal
 and plantings that promote, attract, shelter and feed wildlife in the
 transmission line rights-of-way.  Approved applicants will receive a $50 per
 acre incentive payment.  Counties included in the program are Autauga,
 Barbour, Bullock, Chambers, Choctaw, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Hale,
 Houston, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, and Sumter.
     Alabama Power will accept electronic applications from May 1 through May
 31 from eligible landowners and leaseholders.  The program will be
 administered on a first-come, first-served basis with priority going to new
 participants.  The local district conservationists will be responsible for
 developing conservation plans with qualified applicants.  Alabama Power will
 verify rights-of-way and issue the incentive payments.
     After April 30 applications should be submitted electronically by visiting
 www.alabamapower.com/wildpower .  This website also contains the program
 details.  Your local Soil and Water Conservation District office can be
 reached for additional information.  Please see below for local phone numbers.
     Alabama Power owns and operates 14 hydroelectric plants in Alabama,
 providing clean, low-cost energy.  Alabama Power provides affordable, reliable
 electric service to 1.3 million customers in the lower two-thirds of Alabama.
 Alabama Power is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:   SO),
 which operates more than 32,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in
 the Southeast.  Southern Company is one of the largest producers of
 electricity in the United States.
 
                 Local contacts for Alabama Wild Power Program
       Natural Resources Conservation Service - District Conservationists
 
     Montgomery                          Elmore
     David Barrow - Program Leader       Pam Mason
     E-mail - david.barrow@al.usda.gov   E-mail - pam.mason@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 223-7257               Phone: (334) 567-2264
     Fax:  (334) 223-7458                Fax:  (334) 567-2254
 
     Autauga                             Greene
     John Harris                         Winford Andrews
     E-mail - john.harris@al.usda.gov    E-mail - winford.andrews@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 365-5532               Phone: (205) 372-3271
     Fax: (334) 365-1130                 Fax: (205) 372-0684
 
     Barbour                             Hale
     Ed Holley                           Sutton Gibbs
     E-mail - ed.holley@al.usda.gov      E-mail - sutton.gibbs@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 775-3266               Phone: (334) 624-3265
     Fax:  (334) 775-9524                Fax: (334) 624-8419
 
     Bullock & Macon                     Houston
     Zona Beaty                          Tom Hughes
     E-mail - zona.beaty@al.usda.gov     E-mail - tom.hughes@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 738-2079               Phone:  (334) 793-2310 ext. 115
     Fax: (334) 738-3839                 Fax: (334) 792-3695
 
     Chambers                            Lowndes
     Eddie Jolley                        Pete Wheeler
     E-mail - eddie.jolley@al.usda.gov   E-mail - pete.wheeler@al.usda.gov
     Phone:  (334) 745-2511              Phone: (334) 548-2767
     Fax:  (334) 745-4870                Fax: (334) 548-2015
 
     Choctaw & Marengo                   Perry
     Tim Poole                           Larry Hardy
     E-mail - tim.poole@al.usda.gov      E-mail - larry.hardy@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (205) 459-2496               Phone: (205) 926-4360
     Fax: (205) 459-2496                 Fax: (205) 926-4384
 
     Dale                                Sumter
     Craig Peters                        Dan Curtis
     E-mail - craig.peters@al.usda.gov   E-mail - dan.curtis@al.usda.gov
     Phone:  (334) 774-4749              Phone: (205) 652-7521
     Fax: (334) 774-9951                 Fax: (205) 652-9615
 
     Dallas                              Russell
     Doug Gresham                        James Currington
     E-mail - doug.gresham@al.usda.gov   Email - james.currington.2@al.usda.gov
     Phone: (334) 872-2611               Phone: (334) 297-6692
     Fax: (334) 872-3824                 Fax: (334) 291-1612
 
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