Site Pollution Liability Programs for Developers

Environmental Exposures for Developers Property development firms have significant environmental exposures to consider as they evaluate potential risk management strategies and insurance programs. These exposures include: Identified, pre-existing contamination at subject property – the presence of historic fill, contamination from prior operations, etc. Unidentified pre-existing […]

Environmental Insurance News 6.4.18

Recent environmental news stories: Improper waste disposal causes toxic chemical spill Sierra Club says it will sue Cheswick power plant over air pollution Contaminated soil to be removed from former tuxedo warehouse in Ridgewood Black mold found in correctional center Firm claims air at high […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.14.18

Recent environmental news stories: The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Reverses A $68 Million Judgment In An Environmental Insurance Coverage Case State sued over industrial water pollution permit Fishing company to pay $400,000 penalty following 4,200 gallon fuel spill into New Bedford Harbor Report finds mold, […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.30.18

Recent environmental news stories: Mold cleanup in Main Street Triangle to cost Orland Park $200,000 Two confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ Disease linked to hot tub at Water Oak Important Environmental Insurance Ruling Issued In Protracted Insurance-Coverage Dispute The Boom Shift – Chemical Plant Explosion Claims […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.16.18

Recent environmental news stories: Enfield fuel spill cleanup to cost over $500,000 Lake Elmo closes a second well over 3M groundwater pollution Cleanup complete for large fuel oil spill in Robersonville Dangerous pollutants found at Morse industrial site in South Hill area in Ithaca Customer […]

Silica: A Natural Born Killer

By Larry Simmons, Assistant Vice President Over the past few decades, silica has received attention in the environmental insurance arena due to on-the-job exposures many contractors face. Silica is the given name of a group of minerals composed of silicon and oxygen. It is a […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.4.18

Recent environmental news stories: Outbreak of legionella bacteria found in fitness area 40 children taken to hospitals after chemical leak at YMCA pool Crews continue cleanup after Belgrade gas spill Indoor air pollution: the killer we don’t talk about Students complain of illness and mold […]