Our PartnerOne Environmental team members have combined experience of over 100 years in the environmental insurance industry. Not only do we have a broad and deep knowledge of the coverages available, we are ahead of the curve on market trends and addressing challenges faced by agents & brokers. In the ‘Articles’ section of our website, we feature editorial pieces written by our knowledgeable underwriters and staff members, bringing to you thoughtful and insightful information.


Environmental Exposures from Construction

Developing and renovating properties could result in costly and dangerous pollution issues By Ean Peyton, Underwriting Assistant It is difficult to drive to work, the store, or even just cruise around town without spotting a construction project in progress. From single...




Railroad Protective Liability

By Allison McGreal, Assistant Vice President 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 ra...


Are You Sure Sudden & Accidental Site Pollution Is Enough?

By Ivy Riggs, Executive Underwriter “You sold me the wrong policy!” is a terrible claim no producer ever wants to hear from their client…especially when it’s true. But being an expert in all product lines and understanding the nuances of each can be a challenge fo...


EPA Regulations for Underground Storage Tanks

By Michelle Huitt-Megela, Assistant Vice President 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...



Why You MUST Examine Retro Dates on an Account

By Vonnie Nuce, Senior Underwriter A retroactive date may be defined as: A provision found in many claims-made policies that eliminates coverage for claims produced by wrongful acts that took place prior to a specified date, even if the claim is first made during the poli...