Environmental Insurance News 4.15.24

Recent environmental news stories: EPA imposes first national limits on ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water Washington contractor facing fines over asbestos removal Litigation Causing Increased Construction Liability Claims and Challenges Legionella found in water at Virginia medical facility that handles vulnerable patients Storage Tank leak […]

Springtime Spotlight: Construction Sites

Spring is here and construction projects are starting! Have you spoken with your contractor/construction insureds about their coverage? Because of the variety of activities and types of contractors involved with construction operations, the exposures at these construction sites can be varied and complex. Environmental exposures […]

Insured Spotlight: Metal Recycling Facilities

As with all sectors of the recycling industry, metal recyclers and scrapyards have seen dynamic growth in recent years. These facilities face increased pollution risks due to various processes like sorting, shredding, and melting metal. These operations can release hazardous substances and emissions into the […]

Environmental Insurance News 3.25.24

Recent environmental news stories: Mitigating Pollution Risks: Real Estate’s New Sustainability Frontier The diesel seeped out from a 10,000 gallon storage tank and contaminated three miles of Mason Creek Department of Justice, environmental groups sue Campbell Soup, alleging it’s been polluting Lake Erie Power Outage […]

Environmental Insurance News 3.4.24

Recent environmental news stories: Smithfield Foods plant evacuated after ammonia release, four employees taken to hospital Iowa school district allowed employees to work amid asbestos contamination San Diego sues company for $5 million for dumping contaminated soil in city landfill Navigating environmental risks in real […]

Chemical Manufacturers & Distributors

Companies that manufacture, process, or distribute chemicals have a clear and unique environmental exposure. Not only are there specific handling procedures and safety measures that must be taken, they must meet various regulations relating to use, disposal, and reporting. Carrying pollution coverage is a crucial […]

E-recycling Companies Face Unique Pollution Risks

E-waste is the fastest-growing solid waste category globally, and in response, e-recycling has also grown significantly. These recycling businesses focus on reprocessing parts and materials from all kinds of electronic devices and play a vital role in our effort to cope with the environmental impact of technology. […]

Accounts Needing Auto Coverage

The outlook for the Auto insurance market is complex and challenging. Claim severity and litigation, as well as changes in carrier appetite may present headaches for agents and insureds. Partnering with Beacon Hill on accounts that need Auto will bring you expertise and access to […]

Environmental Insurance News 2.5.24

Recent environmental news stories: Contamination ‘3-feet down’ in soil samples of planned Portland nature park WV Supreme Court Denies Insurers’ Appeal in Chlorine Leak that Damaged Plant Anhydrous ammonia leak at Tennessee cheese factory sends 29 workers to hospital Residents, environmental groups react to settlement […]