Environmental Insurance News 9.16.19

Recent environmental news stories: Another Chesterfield school tests positive for legionella; parents protest board meeting Chemical spill in southeast Lubbock prompts hours-long evacuation Robesonia Furnace left polluted land; now the borough has a $396,000 plan to clean it up Contamination concerns, cleanup costs grow after […]

Changing Carriers on a Renewal Account

Access to the environmental insurance marketplace. Simply put, this is one of the main reasons why agents from around the country work with environmental wholesale brokers to find environmental coverage for their clients. Having options is a great way to demonstrate your expertise and commitment […]

Environmental Insurance News 8.26.19

Recent environmental news stories: Office Building Evacuated Due to Reported Chemical Spill Gold King mine spill ‘still hurting’ NM, 4 years later Beckham stadium site has unsafe arsenic levels Tyson makes statement on river pollution caused by problem piping installed by contractor Mold found at […]

Common Insurance Endorsements

Some of the most frequent questions we get are about common policy endorsements. Beacon Hill Account Executives try to have our carriers include most common endorsements on our policies automatically, so frequently requested coverage is already included, but it’s important to check each policy individually. […]

Environmental Insurance News 8.12.19

Recent environmental news stories: Legionella bacteria found at 4 more Chesterfield County locations Massive Recycling Plant Fire Fumes spur evacuation of Amazon facility in Lexington, 6 treated 300 Gallons of Diesel Fuel Spill in Times Square Hotel Basement DNR asking 125 municipal wastewater plants to test […]

Pollution Concerns for Restaurants

There are a number of activities conducted at restaurants that could increase the potential for environmental exposures. One of those activities includes the disposal of food, which according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ends up in landfills and incinerators, affecting local air and water […]

Environmental Insurance News 7.29.19

Recent environmental news stories: 9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires’ disease. Authorities are looking for the source Paterson: School 26 being tested for possible harmful vapor intrusion A scientist who worked at a company that’s being sued over dumping ‘forever chemicals’ […]

Managing Growing Insureds

By Jamie Lewis, Senior Vice President The summer season typically means that homeowners are starting improvement projects and developers are anxious to break ground on newly purchased property. You may also find yourself on the phone with your contractors much more often to help with […]

Environmental Insurance News 7.15.19

Recent environmental news stories: Kentucky to Fine Jim Beam Over Warehouse Fire, Bourbon Spill 3M could face huge cleanup costs over substance in Scotchgard Tucker ironworks company accused of polluting Chattahoochee Chemical Spill Prompts Level 2 HazMat Response At Tootsie Roll Factory In Ford City […]

Spotlight: Upstream Energy Operations

The ‘upstream’ segment of the energy industry deals with a very complex set of operations, focusing on the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. This could range from geologic surveys and  information gathering to the actual drilling and bringing oil/natural gas resources to […]