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13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

August 15, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of…

Citizen takes environmental issue into his own hands with lawsuit over Bucks County development

August 2, 2019

Pennsylvania Record
By Karen Kidd

A citizen lawsuit filed recently against developers of an upscale, 14-homesite community in Nockamixon Township is an example of how…

Senators shop bill to give AG more environmental authority

May 29, 2019

Bucks County Courier Times
By Kyle Bagenstose

State Sens. Steve Santarsiero and Maria Collett want to give the state attorney general the ability to prosecute environmental crimes,…

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 9, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2019

April 25, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been recognized in their respective areas of practice by Chambers…

PA lawmakers, regulators struggle to address PFAS chemical contamination

April 21, 2019

Bucks County Courier Times
By Jenny Wagner & Kyle Bagenstose

Pennsylvania lawmakers and regulators say they’re frustrated with the EPA’s lack of urgency to address PFAS chemicals impacting communities in…

States, experts say EPA role on chemicals crucial

April 1, 2019

Echo Pilot
By Jenny Wagner & Kyle Bagenstose

States and legal experts say EPA regulations on PFAS chemicals are crucial to protect public health and compel the cleanup…

17 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 17 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of…

New Study Undercuts EPA Safety Limit for Chemicals

June 21, 2018

The Intelligencer
By Kyle Bagenstose

Safety limits proposed in a new draft study are lower than those behind the EPA’s recommended limits for chemicals in…

3rd Circ. Won’t Revisit Citgo’s $100M Oil Spill Liability

May 31, 2018

Law360
By Michael Phillis

The Third Circuit declined Wednesday to revisit a decision that made three Citgo units liable for most of a $100 million-plus oil…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 18, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super…

Four Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2018

May 9, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in their respective areas of practice by Chambers…

3rd Circuit adds to Citgo’s bill for 2004 oil spill near Philadelphia

March 29, 2018

Reuters
By Barbara Grzincic

A federal appeals court on Thursday added to the $120 million in damages that Citgo must pay for cleanup costs…

3rd Circ. Ups Citgo’s Tab In Fight Over $100M Spill Judgment

March 29, 2018

Law360
By Keith Goldberg

The Third Circuit handed down a precedential opinion Thursday that saddled three Citgo units with the lion’s share of liability for a…

18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 15, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of…

Why Exxon’s $20 million Clean Air Act penalty assessment loss is really a victory

July 17, 2017

Westlaw Journal Environmental
By Timothy J. Bergère

ExxonMobil Corp. was hit with the largest civil penalty assessment ever seen in a Clean Air Act citizen suit when…

Four Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2017

May 26, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in their respective areas of practice by Chambers…

Warrington legislator hopes bill can force military’s hand in well cleanups

May 15, 2017

The Intelligencer
By Kyle Bagenstose

The military and the Bucks and Montgomery communities whose drinking water was polluted by chemicals used at area bases have…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 12, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Lead Greek Ship Owners to Victory in 2004 Oil Spill Litigation

September 7, 2016

Following an 8-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Montgomery McCracken partners, John J….

12 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America © 2017

August 15, 2016

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA

June 2, 2016

Four Montgomery McCracken attorneys have been recognized in their fields by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA guide. The…

EPA’s Use of Emergency Administrative Orders Under the Safe Drinking Water Act

May 26, 2016

Westlaw Journal Environmental

It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an emergency administrative…

Attorneys React To The Paris Climate Change Deal

December 14, 2015

Nearly 200 countries reached a historic agreement in Paris over the weekend to limit greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of curbing global…

$5.9M bill for Warrington cleanup

October 28, 2015

The Intelligencer
By Anne Freedman

Warrington Township on Tuesday approved a $5.9 million agreement with the federal government that will pay for the removal of…

12 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 18, 2015

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America©…

EPA Releases Policy for Assessing Penalties on Ships that Violate the “Sulfur in Fuel” Standard

January 16, 2015

Yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published a “Policy for Violation by Ships of the Sulfur in Fuel Standard…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Timothy J. Bergère Named Chair of United States Law Firm Group Environmental Committee

October 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Timothy J. Bergère, chair of the firm’s Environmental and Energy Transaction practice,…

BP Found Grossly Negligent for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

September 5, 2014

Judge Carl Barbier issued his much-anticipated decision yesterday (September 4, 2014), assessing liability for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. In lengthy…

Stepped Up Enforcement in the North American ECA: August 2014 Update

August 18, 2014

Legal Briefing

In a new enforcement initiative, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard…

Earth Day and the Evolution of Environmental Law

April 22, 2014

Law360
By Timothy J. Bergère

New York (April 21, 2014, 7:15 PM ET) — Earth Day is important; the day, but more so the concept….

Montgomery McCracken Represents Comar, Inc. in Recapitalization with Graham Partners

October 29, 2013

Montgomery McCracken advised Comar, Inc. and its shareholders regarding a recapitalization transaction with private equity firm Graham Partners. The team,…

Montgomery McCracken Hosts United States Law Firm Group Environmental Law and Litigation Committees’ Annual Meetings

October 21, 2013

PHILADELPHIA-Montgomery McCracken hosted the annual meetings of the Environmental Law and Litigation Committees of the United States Law Firm Group…

Tim Bergère, speaker at PBI Environmental Law Forum

April 25, 2013

Timothy J. Bergère, a partner with Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads was a speaker at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Environmental…

Governor Christie Signs New Solar Legislation Helping the New Jersey Solar Industry

July 24, 2012

See the attached alert outlying the new solar legislation helping the New Jersey solar Industry. Download PDF for full article

New N.J. Legislature on solar renewable energy programs

July 24, 2012

See the attached New Jersey Legislature amended by the Senate on June 25, 2012 that includes revisions of certain solar renewable energy programs…

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Reverses Grant of Variance for Dilworth House Project in Philadelphia

April 20, 2012

Last week, the Commonwealth Court dealt a legal setback to developer John Turchi’s efforts to develop the former home of…

Real Estate & Land Use and Zoning Alert: Philadelphia’s Stormwater Management-New Charges are now in effect

August 2, 2010

Within the last month, the City of Philadelphia has begun to implement a change in the method of calculating a…

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster, Subject of ABA-Sponsored Webinar

July 22, 2010

Montgomery McCracken Environmental Law Partner Tim Bergère a Panelist. Montgomery McCracken partner Timothy J. Bergère was one of four nationally-recognized…

Co-venturing Can Create Benefits for Business and Charity But May Be Regulated By Disclosure Laws

June 25, 2010

Charities and for-profit businesses can often cooperate on promotional efforts that increase the sales of the business and generate substantial…