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Megan Berge

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Practice Areas

Environmental Law, Climate Change and Air Quality

Career

Megan Berge partners with companies to develop creative strategies for difficult Clean Air Act and climate change issues, including sustainability planning and climate-based litigation. She has an active practice representing electric generating companies, natural gas distribution companies, trade associations, and other industries. Most recently, Megan argued before the Washington State Supreme Court and won a landmark climate case, successfully permitted a multi-million-dollar turbine upgrade project, settled alleged NSR violations for a cement company, and filed an amicus brief in Kisor v. Wilkie, ___ U.S. ___ , 139 S. Ct. 2400, 204 L.Ed.2d 841 (2019). Megan also helms industry coalitions, which provide practical thought leadership on key environmental developments to aid companies in business planning.

Professional Memberships

WCEE, WEN, DC Bar Environmental Section

Publications

“The destiny of natural gas: Recent rulings on the foreseeability of downstream greenhouse gas emissions,” Trends (January/February 2018)

“California Extends GHG Cap-And-Trade Program,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report, Vol. 18-1, LexisNexis (January 2018)

Personal

J.D., cum laude, University of Maryland School of Law 2006 (Member, University of Maryland Journal on Race, Religion, Gender and Class and Phi Delta Phi);

B.A., English, University of Delaware 2003 (Sigma Tau Delta)