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August 18, 2020 - OPA, 30 Years Later

Posted: Aug 18, 2020 9:41:34 AM

Throughout history, some of the most significant laws have come on the heels of environmental disasters. One of the biggest environmental disasters that spurred major legal reform was the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Occurring over three decades ago, this spill was front-page headlines for months and forever changed the pollution and insurance industries, along... […]

One of the Biggest (and Most Unknown) Spills in History: Taylor Energy Company

Posted: Jul 15, 2020 9:01:00 AM

The Safe Harbor team has been in the industry for a long time and seen all types of pollution affect our oceans and waterways. In previous articles, we told you about pollution involving LEGO® pieces and rubber ducks. Continuing our series of unusual pollution stories, we’re going to recap one of the biggest (and most unknown) spills in history: Taylor... […]

Partner Spotlight: Edward F. Travers & Associates, Inc.

Posted: May 27, 2020 9:01:00 AM


Cargo Pollution: LEGOs

Posted: May 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM

Big spills always get a lot of press, but not all spills are oil or even hazardous substances. There are actually quite a few incidents where spills involve wood chips, bowling balls, dead fish, or even LEGO® pieces (as in the case below). Whatever ends up going over the side of a ship, there is always a clean-up effort that follows. […]

A Salute to our Mariners

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 10:36:31 AM

Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance and the entire Falvey Insurance Group family want to extend our thanks to the dedicated, brave mariners still working throughout this pandemic. […]

National Pollution Funds Center

Posted: Mar 31, 2020 11:07:16 AM

Accidents happen. But when accidents happen without proper procedures in place, the effects can be devastating. That’s exactly what happened with the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989. The failed disaster relief efforts contributed to the destruction of the local fishing industry, tourism economy, and wildlife habitat. […]

Cargo Pollution: Journey of the Rubber Ducks

Posted: Mar 25, 2020 9:01:00 AM

When you think of the term “pollution” you may automatically imagine black smoke billowing out of factories, or thousands upon thousands of cars stuck in a traffic jam. […]

The Great Flood of 2019

Posted: Mar 18, 2020 9:01:00 AM

In 2019, the Midwest experienced some of the worst flooding in the nation’s history. The “Great Flood of 2019” occurred along the Mississippi River and its tributaries in Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska. During the spring of 2019, the Mississippi River reached record-high levels and quickly became the longest-lasting flood on record. The... […]

What Is Unified Command?

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 9:01:00 AM

Oil spills can have devastating effects on the environment, and that’s why a quick and orderly response is crucial. But who exactly is involved in responding to an oil spill? […]

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Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance Adds Ascot Group to Elite Security Panel

Posted: Dec 3, 2019 11:06:00 AM

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI, (December 3, 2019) – Effective January 1, 2020, Ascot Group will become the newest security partner for Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance. Ascot joins an existing panel of admitted supporters, including Starr Indemnity & Liability Company (A.M. Best ‘A Excellent’ rated) and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (A.M. Best ‘A++ Superior’... […]


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