Welcome to the Beacon Hill environmental insurance news page! Here, you will find our latest e-newsletters, press releases, and other industry related topics. We welcome feedback and questions, so please contact us at 1-800-596-2156 or email us to give your input.

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 & […]

News From Beacon Hill – April 2019

Types of Additional Insureds There are several different Additional Insured Endorsements that are available to meet the needs of an insured. Read the article.           Coverage Spotlight: Contractors Pollution & Professional Contractors face professional liability issues from construction management services, job […]

Recently Written Accounts

$200k Industrial hygienist purchased CPL/E&O ($5M/$5M) for $10,000. $380k Restoration contractor purchased GL/CPL/E&O ($2M/$2M) for $6,084. $9M Erosion control contractor purchased GL/CPL ($1M/$2M) and a $1M Excess policy for $30,715. $4.1M Chemical blender purchased GL/CPL ($1M/$2M) for $14,474. Senior care center purchased Site Pollution Liability […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.20.19

Recent environmental news stories: Breach at Texas tank farm causes chemical spill 2 cases of Legionnaires’ possibly linked to University of Chicago Hospital Flammable materials – including lithium batteries – known to cause fires at landfill Salina environmental clean up to cost $95 million Lander […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.6.19

Recent environmental news stories: A creek flowing to the Colorado River turned black. Now the state has sued the alleged polluter Mooresboro recycling plant fire out after overnight evacuation in area; crews testing air quality Past Pollution, and How to Pay for It Georgia-Pacific wants […]

Railroad Protective Liability

By Allison McGreal Assistant Vice President, PartnerOne Environmental A typical Commercial General Liability Policy will exclude contractual liability which “indemnifies a railroad for bodily injury or property damage arising out of construction or demolition operations within 50 feet of any railroad property and which affects  […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.22.19

Recent environmental news stories: Suit over leaky tanks nets $40,000 settlement Elevated PCE sample result prompts further testing at Worcester’s Gates Lane School PPG to pay $1.2 million in pollution settlement Real estate developer agrees to pay $500,000 fine over contaminated soil dumped in Londonderry […]

Types of Additional Insureds

By Carter McAuley, Brokerage Service Manager Occasionally an insured may require a specialized Additional Insured Endorsement for a contract or job beyond the ISO forms CG 20 10, CG 20 37, or the carrier specific Additional Insured endorsements. There are several different Additional Insured Endorsements […]

Environmental Insurance News 4.8.19

Recent environmental news stories: How to transfer risk when pollutants may lurk under commercial land Digging Deeper: Vestal Town Square Mall parking lot contaminated with chemicals These companies polluted NJ. Now state wants to make them pay Neighbors of Arbor Hills landfill fearful of contaminated […]