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 – September 2017

Send us Your Energy Accounts Energy risks are always in a state of dynamic change, adapting to the needs of their clients and the insurance requirements placed upon them. Our markets have the ability to write the General Liability, Auto, Excess, and Broad Form Pollution (for both Contractors or Site, as needed), as well as […]

Environmental Insurance News 9.11.17

Recent environmental news stories: Explosions Reported At Flooded Arkema Chemical Plant In Crosby, Texas Mold a serious health risk in wake of Harvey’s flooding Houston’s polluted Superfund sites threaten to contaminate floodwaters Construction Company Fined $1.5M for Asbestos Violations Former Mandeville High football coach sues school system over mold in field house 3 New Legionella […]

Our Thoughts are With Houston

We want to take a moment to send our thoughts and prayers to everyone in Houston during this difficult time. Not only do we have teammates and a Beacon Hill office based in Houston, we have friends and family there who are all working to recover and rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. We hope that everyone […]

Environmental Insurance News 8.28.17

Recent environmental news stories: Health department investigating legionella cases with possible ties to James Square  Mold found in 3 schools that had delayed classes last year Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Under Investigation at Brooke Army Medical Center El Cajon family endures months, possibly years of toxic indoor air Churchill Development Firm Challenges $1.47 Million Fine for […]

News From Beacon Hill – August 2017

Contractors Professional Liability Exposures Contractors often have exposures for professional liability, either from operations they perform or those performed by entities working on their behalf. Examples can include construction management, subcontracted design work, testing for contaminants, or monitoring environmental conditions. Contractors may perform operations themselves that expose them to professional claims, including job site modifications, […]

Working with an Environmental Specialist

We understand that some agency marketing plans require you to go direct or to utilize related wholesale brokers, and so we may not always be your first call. While in principle going direct may be a good idea, with coverage as unique and complex as environmental policies often are, we believe that working with a […]

Environmental Insurance News 8.14.17

Recent environmental news stories: Chemical spill on Tinker Creek: ‘This may be one of the biggest fish kills in Virginia history’ DuPont pays $400M to settle environmental lawsuits Utah sues over massive, multistate 2015 mine waste spill Harcros Chemical Penalized for Clean Air Act Violations Enforceability Of Pollution Exclusions: A 50-State Survey Two firms settle […]

Claim Scenarios Involving Contractors and Indoor Air Quality

Most Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) concerns center around materials brought into a building, components of the building itself, or operations taking place there. Even when a structure is thought to be managed properly, any spill, failure, or stress within the building caused by someone working onsite can lead to a serious IAQ issue. Concerns can […]

Environmental Insurance News 7.31.17

Recent environmental news stories: Officials respond to chemical spill at I-Falls paper mill Black mold abatement underway at hospital Mixed ruling issued in environmental coverage dispute EPA moves to settle with GE on ‘rest of river’ PCB cleanup challenge ABIA outlines latest response to asbestos exposure in public meeting Clawson tenants get relief after Help […]