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.


Environmental Insurance News 4.6.20

Recent environmental news stories: Lawsuit: Contaminated soil was Big Run-bound Environmental Consultants Urge Organizations to Hire Properly Trained Professionals for COVID-19 Remediation and Decontamination Services Ex-Big Blue tenant claims asbestos-laden material improperly handled Citgo Must Pay $143M for a Delaware River Oil Spill, Supreme Court Orders […]


Recently Written Accounts: March 2020

In this challenging time, we are all working to stay connected with our agents and provide the same level of service and support they are used to receiving from Beacon Hill. March has seen no slowdown in activity—our team bound a variety of new business […]


Environmental Insurance News 3.23.20

Recent environmental news stories: Can Coverage for COVID-19 Be Excluded? Overturned tanker spills 6K gallons oil near California dam Earthquake causes chemical leak Rio Tinto Kennecott refinery Insurance Coverage for Losses Stemming from the Coronavirus Copper company fined $33K over Arizona smelter air pollution State […]


News From Beacon Hill – March 2020

We want to assure you that we are monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and are working to ensure we meet the needs of our agents and carrier partners, as well as provide for the health and safety of our employees. Our staff is currently working remotely, […]



Environmental Insurance News 3.9.20

Recent environmental news stories: Pollution Exclusion: Insurer wins ruling over property damage to warehouse Bellevue moves to protect water sources from airport contamination resulting from underground storage tanks Manmade chemical has contaminated wells, could trickle into communities across Wisconsin Major Settlement Reached In Formaldehyde-Contaminated Flooring […]


Insurance Considerations for Hazmat Haulers

Transporters of hazardous materials have requirements under various agencies that involve reporting of materials they are transporting and documentation of training given to their personnel. Not only are they regulated under agencies that are part of the Department of Transportation (DOT), but there are also […]


Recently Written Accounts

$3.39M Abatement contractor purchased GL/CPL/E&O ($1M/$2M), Workers Compensation ($1M/$1M), and Excess ($5M/$5M) for $387,357. $20M Paving contractor purchased a $5M/$5M Contractors Pollution Liability policy for $9,759. $2M Resin pipe manufacturer purchased GL/CPL ($1M/$2M) and Excess ($1M/$1M) for $13,500. $65M Storage tank design firm purchased CPL/E&O […]


Environmental Insurance News 2.24.20

Recent environmental news stories: An estimated 50 gallons of fuel oil spilled into Inner Harbor early Saturday, MDE official says Underground fuel leak identified as cause of New Paltz water contamination Polluted stormwater runoff in Bolsa Chica reserve leads to $95,000 EPA penalty The emerging […]