Environmental Risk Archive
The Animas River spill highlights the environmental and regulatory risks posed by thousands of abandoned mines across the country.
Now that pollution legal liability policies are widening the scope of potential coverage, issues of notice and disclosure are the likeliest flashpoints for coverage disputes.
Severe drought has prompted California to mandate statewide water restrictions. How will this affect corporate risk management strategy?
Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.
A chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water for thousands of residents prompts regulatory scrutiny.
A few real-life cases help show that vapor intrusion risk may be more than theoretical.
Contaminated vapors are seeping into commercial and residential properties nationwide. Buyer beware.
A mere nine states have taken proactive measures to combat the water-related impacts of climate change.
China is emerging as a major clean technology center. But risks abound.
A natural gas drilling method has become increasingly popular. But critics say it carries significant environmental risks.
The spike in environmentally sound construction means that a greater understanding of the risks is required.