Contractor Pollution

STARR’s Coverage for pollution incidents resulting from work performed by you or on your behalf.

Starr Companies Contractor Pollution Liability policy offers broad, flexible and comprehensive environmental liability insurance for environmental, operation and maintenance, trade and construction contractors exposed to potential environmental losses from work performed by or on your behalf. The policy is designed to respond to environmental liabilities resulting from pollution incidents at job sites and is offered on either an occurrence or claims made basis depending on the scope of operations and your needs.

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Target Risks

Environmental liabilities have the potential to impact almost any company working at a job site. Pollution incidents can occur from a wide variety of activities and completed operations including evacuation, demolition and remodeling, restoration activities, and plumbing work. Our target customers include, but are not limited to:

  • Asbestos Abatement Contractors
  • Drilling Contractors
  • Hazardous Materials Contractors
  • Indoor Air Quality Contractors
  • Lead Abatement Contractors
  • Mold Abatement Contractors
  • PCB Abatement Contractors
  • Response Contractors
  • Remediation Contractors

  • Restoration Contractors
  • Medical Waste Disposal Contractors
  • Tank Installation, Maintenance, and Removal Contractors
  • Pipeline Maintenance
  • Wetlands Restoration and Construction
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
  • Environmental Consulting Field Services
  • Trade Contractors
  • General Contractors

Coverages Available

  • Coverage offered on claims-made or occurrence basis
  • Coverage trigger: pollution incident resulting from work by you or on your behalf
  • Covered loss: Cleanup Costs, Third-Party Bodily Innjury and Third-Party Property Damage
  • Asbestos,lead,mold,PCB,and dioxin coverage
  • Completed Operations Coverage
  • Blanket additional insureds, waiver or subrogation, and primary and non-contributory endorsements available
  • utomatic 3 month Extended Reporting Period, optional Extended Reporting Period of up to 5 years for claims-made policy
  • Optional Transportation Pollution Liability Coverage


  • Multi-year practice policies available for companies with revenue less than $1.5M and payroll less than $500K
  • Up to $25,000,000 limit available
  • Coverage available for US companies with operations anywhere in the world
  • Project Policies available with policy terms up to 5 years
  • OCIP & CCIP programs are available

Reach out to Starr for more information on how a Starr solution can work for you:

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Coverages described herein are underwritten by Starr Indemnity 7amp; Liability Company or Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company

The coverages described in this document are only a brief description of available insurance coverage. It is intended for general information purposes and does not provide any guidance regarding coverage that may or may not be available under this policy as respects any claim. Any Policy issued by Starr Companies will contain limitations, exclusions and termination provisions. Not all coverages are available in all jurisdictions. For costs and complete details of specific policy coverage, please contact the insurance professional above.