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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 […]

Recently Written Accounts

$64M Recycling/demolition contractor purchased CPL/E&O ($10M/$10M) and a $10M EIL policy  for $85,140. $23.7M Metal recycling and dumpster rental business purchased GL ($1M/$2M), Auto ($1M) and a $6M Excess policy for $481,351. $55k Mold and asbestos remediation contractor purchased GL/CPL/E&O ($1M/$2M) for $2,583. $15.8M Refinery […]

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 […]

Environmental Insurance News 7.1.19

Recent environmental news stories: NJ says trucking company dumped contaminated soil on Marlboro farm Nitrogen tank leak sickens three, leaves Weston specialty ice cream shop closed Alabama Tyson Foods Plant Waste Water Spill Spreads E. Coli in Rivers Site of future Northwood town square re-contaminated […]

Environmental Insurance News 6.18.19

Recent environmental news stories: Precautionary shelter in place lifted after pool chemical accident at Goebel Pool in Covington Waterloo hopes to stop wastewater leak into Cedar River by July 1st Storage tank explodes at central Arkansas chemical plant Chemical Spill At St. Paul Park Sanitation […]

Environmental Insurance News 6.3.19

Recent environmental news stories: Crews working to clean up 300-gallon chemical spill Astro-Chemicals building in Springfield Nearly $250K in asbestos-related fines proposed for contractors at Hale Library Multiple operating rooms at Seattle Children’s Hospital closed after mold discovered 2,100 gallons of oil leaked near Galliano […]

Claims Made vs. Occurrence Coverage

By Carter McAuley, Brokerage Service Manager On a daily basis agents deal with policy language they must explain to their clients. Understanding this wording is crucial in making sure insureds know exactly what they are getting for the premium they pay. Knowing the differences between […]

News From Beacon Hill – May 2019

Is an Environmental Site Assessment Required to Apply for Site Pollution Insurance? Learn about the types of environmental studies available, as well as some of the benefits and drawbacks associated with each of them. Read more.         Coverage Spotlight: Environmental Consultants & […]