Alabama Power Outlines Clean Air Initiative
  What:      Alabama Power President and CEO Charles McCrary, plus key
             company officials, unveil new environmental controls at Plant
             Gorgas.  The improvements are part of Alabama Power's $500
             million initiative to significantly reduce emissions that
             contribute to ground-level ozone.

  When:      Monday, June 17, 2002, 10:30 a.m.  Interested media may tour
             the plant following the news conference.

  Where:     Plant Gorgas, off Highway 269 in southern Walker County.

             Directions from Birmingham: Take I-20 West. Get off at exit
             120, (20th Street/Ensley Avenue/Highway 269) and turn right.
             Continue north through Ensley towards Walker County. Go through
             Birmingport and across the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior
             River. Turn left at sign for Gorgas Electric Generating Plant.
             Take left at stop sign. Plant entrance is on the right.
             (Travel time:  50 minutes.)

  Contact:   For additional details, contact Michael Sznajderman via the
             Alabama Power Media Inquiry Line at (205) 257-4155.

PRNewswire -- June 12

SOURCE: Alabama Power Company