Environmental Insurance News 1.22.24

Recent environmental news stories: Stormwater Violations by Solar Farm Builder Draw Big Fines State regulators fine Stellantis $84k, require changes at paint shops US Navy settles lawsuit over pollution from weapons testing on Potomac River PFAS lawsuits involve complex science and law, but settlements can […]

Retroactive Dates on a Business Sale

How to handle retroactive dates for Premises Pollution Liability policies when a business sells By Chelsea Albright, Vice President When we hear that a client is either purchasing or selling their business, a common question we receive is “what actions should take place for the […]

Beacon Hill’s Most Popular Articles From Last Year

Take a look at our most read and shared posts of 2023. In order of popularity, here they are! The Key to Growing Your Accounts Offer environmental insurance. Every account has a pollution exposure — offering environmental coverage highlights your professionalism by filling a meaningful […]

Environmental Accounts Found in Every Community

We firmly believe environmental coverage plays a role in virtually every account. The risk of significant loss associated with the pollution exposure all businesses have is a real threat, and the requirement for coverage is becoming commonplace. Managing that exposure, and offering the correct coverage […]

Environmental Insurance News 12.18.23

Recent environmental news stories: Bay Area refinery that spewed dust hit with proposed class action lawsuit Kalama chemical manufacturer underreports pollution, issued fine for $112,500 Large Community Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease Potentially Associated with a Cooling Tower Contaminated groundwater at Weaver Fertilizer property “likely” moving […]

Is Odor a Pollutant? It Can Be a Sneaky Exposure.

From landfill emissions to farm waste, complaints over odors can escalate to legal action. So, can odors or emissions be considered pollutants?  A “pollutant” may be defined as: Any solid, liquid, gaseous or thermal irritant or contaminant, including smoke, vapor, soot, fumes, acids, alkalis, chemicals, […]

Environmental Insurance News 11.27.23

Recent environmental news stories: Explosives Manufacturer’s Pollution-Related Claim Blown Up by State-Specific Endorsement 18-Wheeler Carrying Milk Catches Fire Causing Hazmat Spill On I-75 Saturday Afternoon State seeks $27.6 million from southern Oregon dam operators over massive fish kill Increasing ESG obligations ‘present insurance growth opportunity’ […]

November Target Risks

As the year winds down, we want to remind you of our coverage capabilities on all the risks you write! You can take a look at our Products Webpage, or see our latest blog posts, which discuss current relevant topics in the marketplace. Additionally, we […]

Environmental Insurance News 11.13.23

Recent environmental news stories: The Jobs Have Gone, But Fallout From Industrial Pollution Still Haunts Detroit Coastal Health District monitoring potential illnesses related to chemical spill in Effingham County With toxic chemical runoff, tiremakers kill protected fish, lawsuit says 2 people at UW Medical Center […]