RT ECP: Warehouses

August 10, 2023


Source: Distinguished Programs The owner of a warehouse/industrial park was notified by the state environmental regulatory agency that it had received a complaint regarding groundwater contamination at a neighboring site. An investigation revealed that a  former tenant of the park caused the contamination by discharging production wastewater into a nearby storm  sewer. The former tenant […]

August 30, 2017

Lead-Based Paint Is a “Pollutant” within CGL Pollution Exclusion

Source: http://www.constructionrisk.com, August 2017 By: Kent Holland Where lead-based paint was ingested by a tenant’s child, the tenant sued her landlord for injuries allegedly sustained by the child. The landlord tendered the claim to its commercial general liability (CGL) insurer who, instead of defending the case, filed a declaratory judgment action seeking a determination that […]

December 10, 2010

Company Ordered to Pay $1 million for Air Pollution in Manatee

Publication Date 06/22/2010 Source: Tampa Tribune (FL) A federal judge today ordered a Delaware company to pay $1 million in penalties for four criminal violations of the Clean Air Act at its Manatee County facility. Kinder Morgan Port Manatee Terminal, which operates a dry bulk material handling and storage facility at 475 N. Dock St. […]

September 20, 2010

Fire at Warehouse Containing HAZMATS

Acknowledgement to Great American A fire occurred in the middle of the night at a warehouse facility. Responders to the fire discovered heavy smoke settling over a nearby residential community. It was determined that various hazardous materials were stored in the warehouse and that vapors from the fire could present a health hazard. Residents were […]

August 16, 2010

Mold Found in Two Warehouses

Acknowledgement to XL Environmental THE CLAIM A claim was made by a tenant of and against an XL insured real estate holding company. The claim was for the presence of microbial (mold) growth in two warehouses on an insured property. THE RESPONSE XL’s environmental claims counsel retained an analytical forensics firm on the insured’s behalf […]


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