“The state of the commercial pollution and environmental insurance market is very strong,” says Clyde & Co. Partner Kevin Haas. (Image: Adobe Stock/NU Property & Casualty magazine) “The state of the commercial pollution and environmental insurance market is very strong,” says Clyde & Co. Partner Kevin Haas. (Image: Adobe Stock/NU Property & Casualty magazine)

There are industries for which environmental and pollution liability exposures are obvious: Think petroleum refining, storage and transportation or chemical manufacturing and distribution.

“Pollution used to be a really niche coverage,” says Michael Padula, head of the U.S. environmental practice at Aspen Insurance Holdings. “But now we’re seeing more first-time buyers.”

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Elana Ashanti Jefferson

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