Exposure Spotlight: Office Buildings

There are many types of commercial office buildings, with each having a variety of potential pollution exposures. Depending on where the building is located and its age, there may be different air handling equipment, maintenance chemicals, water run-off, or building materials. Pollution releases from any […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.9.22

Recent environmental news stories: Hazardous Material From State Bridge Project Dumped Near Chelsea Homes Pa. DEP beginning investigation into chemical spill in South Whitehall Twp. As mold crisis spreads, Wilmington housing authority looks to a new leader Groundwater pollution puts drinking water at risk in […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.25.22

Recent environmental news stories: DISH Network To Pay $5.5M Settlement Over Alleged Hazardous Waste Disposal Violations Fire department shuts down West Burlington plant after chemical spill, reports of sick employees Earth Day 2022: Pollution insurance solutions Water contamination source found at William Beaumont Army Medical […]

Mid-Term Limit Increases

Occasionally insureds have a contract requiring higher limits than they currently carry. Sometimes, they are interested in raising their full policy limit to meet the requirement and provide higher limits for future jobs, but often it may be more practical to provide the higher limits […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.11.22

Recent environmental news stories: Contractors Should Update Their Pollution Insurance Coverage Fish Kill May Have Been Caused By Construction Sites Overturned truck spills flammable printer ink onto Harrison Avenue PFAS, Microplastics, Baby Food: Emerging Casualty Risks Keep Coming Coal industry on notice for cleanup Michigan […]

Understanding Environmental Site Assessments

What is an Environmental Site Assessment? An Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is a comprehensive review of the environmental conditions at a specific property. ESAs are a valuable resource for property owners, lenders, real estate attorneys, land developers, and insurance companies that are used to identify […]

Environmental Insurance News 3.28.22

Recent environmental news stories: The Field Report: The Clean Water Act Has Failed to Curb Ag Pollution Ohio Reaches $80 Million Settlement With Monsanto Over PCB Hazards Cumberland files lawsuit against Chemours alleging ‘blatant disregard’ for environmental pollution Hazmat Crews Clean Up Chemical Spill At […]

Environmental Considerations for Housing Authorities

Housing authorities are established to provide reasonable and safe housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. This free or reduced cost housing comes in all shapes and sizes, from shared living spaces/shelters, to high rise apartments and single-family houses. Like other […]

Environmental Insurance News 3.14.22

Recent environmental news stories: Indiana town was built on contaminated coal ash. Now, NIPSCO must pay $12M to clean it up Acid spilled at Bi-County Transfer Station, causing shutdown until Monday Washtenaw Co. landfill ordered to fix pollution, odor problems PFAS: From Happy Mistake to […]