Important Coverage for Dealer & Repair Businesses
By Michelle Huitt, Assistant Vice President
Dealerships and repair shops typically have aboveground storage tanks with capacities of up to 550 gallons, which means that the tanks are not regulated by the states and therefore do not require Financial Assurance. Based on this, many of these businesses do not purchase pollution coverage. It is possible that they have some limited pollution coverage in their General Liability policies, but not enough to cover a significant pollution release. Read the complete article >>
Environmental Exposures for Marinas
*As many marinas work to wrap up boating season, there is a lot of activities at these locations. Do you have any marina clients? It’s a good time to touch base to discuss their coverage needs.
Marinas often provide fueling services on site, which means they have the exposure that comes with a petroleum-based storage tank. They may also perform repairs and regular maintenance on boats. Pollution insurance is one of the least understood coverages in today’s marketplace, but it can be a good way to address environmental exposure concerns at marinas. Read more.
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