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Environmental Insurance News 3.11.19

Recent environmental news stories: Factory polluted White Bear air with chemical for 17 years, state agency says O’Fallon Square Shopping Center businesses evacuate after fuel spill More than 50 taken to hospitals after ‘accidental’ chemical spill at Birmingham water treatment plant Waco Family YMCA closes […]

Recently Written Accounts

$2M Gas station tank contractor purchased GL/CPL/E&O ($1M/$2M), Auto ($1M), and Excess ($4M) for a total of $69,034. $12M Plastic valve manufacturer purchased GL/CPL/EIL ($1M/$2M) and $5M Excess policy for $33,286. $10M Concrete contractor purchased CPL ($1M/$2M) for $4,830. Apartments complex purchased Site Pollution Liability […]

EPA Regulations for Underground Storage Tanks

By Michelle Huitt-Megela, Assistant Vice President, PartnerOne Environmental All tank owners should be familiar with the UST regulation (40 CFR Part 280) because it defines the Financial Responsibility of each tank owner as it pertains to their underground storage tanks (USTs). This regulation was established […]

Environmental Insurance News 2.25.19

Recent environmental news stories: Maynard School to Pay $40,000 Fine After Mold, Asbestos Discovery in Kindergarten Class Holt Road remains closed after chemical leak from timber yard near Mannington Brook Ogdensburg to conduct more contamination testing at old Shade Roller site EPA orders Greka Energy […]

News From Beacon Hill – February 2019

Connect to us for the latest industry news   Increasing Demand for Contractors Professional Coverage Contractors requiring Professional Liability insurance in addition to their Pollution needs is an increasing trend this year. Read the article. Sign up for Agent Portal Access Today You can access […]

Environmental Insurance News 2.11.19

Recent environmental news stories: How to Manage Environmental Risks at Commercial Real Estate Properties Asbestos, environmental claims continue to climb Evacuation ordered after chemical spill in Lafayette Litigating Toxic Risks Ahead of Regulation: Biomonitoring Science in the Courtroom Rain raises concern over runoff at Wharf […]

Spotlight: Fire/Water Restoration Contractors

Pollutants from fire/water restoration contractor activities can significantly affect the environment, even though these activities are meant to restore the general order of a locale. Response personnel may encounter many different circumstances that could lead to releases of hazardous chemicals, incompatible materials, or materials that […]

Environmental Insurance News 1.28.19

Recent environmental news stories: These driveway sealants polluted Minnesota ponds. Who should pay? Seattle recycling company settles lawsuit over pollution Federal lawsuit filed over PFOA contamination Researchers track hurricane’s effects on river pollution and beneficial bacteria Air Force’s firefighting foam linked to contaminated water Coal […]