Environmental Practice Group (EPG)

The EPG was formed in response to a growing demand from retail agents to have access to a dedicated team, able to handle specialized environmental and related product lines.


We believe in a collaborative approach where we leverage the experience and knowledge of all our team members to deliver superior results. These specialists have the combined experience of placing Environmental coverage for over 100 years and are adept at helping clients find comprehensive solutions for all types of Environmental insurance.

Why Work with Brown & Riding's EPG?

Our Environmental experts have extensive experience and focus. Our advantages are:
  • Credentialed environmental specialists based on evidenced knowledge/experience
  • Environmental Cost Containment service in the event of a pollution incident
  • Forms reviewed and approved by forms committee that includes legal
  • Marketing transparency
  • Tailored marketing strategies based on the client’s needs/desires
  • Client-specific coverage comparisons
  • Maintain an extensive claims example database
  • Exclusive wholesale markets/products
Our Environmental specialists can help you and your clients find the best solutions for your environmental-related product needs.
  • Environmental Consultants – including environmental site assessments, impact studies, groundwater & air quality testing, training & education, laboratory analytical services, regulatory & permit consulting, facilities design & supervision
  • Environmental Contractors – including asbestos, lead & mold remediation contractors, clean-up contractors (including fire & water restoration and emergency response contractors)
  • Non-Environmental Contractors – including general contractors & subcontractors doing carpentry, electrical, excavation & grading, roofing, sewer & water, demolition; virtually all contracting exposures for both residential & commercial work
  • Manufacturers – all types of manufacturing, including chemical blenders, plastics operations, pollution control equipment, & distributors
  • Waste Management – including recycling facilities, transfer stations, landfills, waste haulers and brokers
  • Real Estate – site pollution for any type of property, including but not limited to habitational, brownfields, and property transfer transactions
  • Underground / Aboveground Storage Tanks – including tank farms and petroleum or gas distributors
  • CGL/Contractor’s Pollution Liability/Professional Liability – provided for environmental contractors & consultants to include environmental site assessments, impact studies, groundwater & air quality testing, training & education, laboratory, analytical services, regulatory & permit consulting, facilities design & supervision
  • Contractor’s Professional & Contractor’s Pollution Liability – provided for non-environmental contractors to include asbestos, lead & mold remediation, contractors, clean-up contractors (including fire & water restoration and emergency response contractors)
  • Contractor’s Pollution Liability including Mold – provided for any type of contractor such as general contractors & subcontractors doing carpentry, electrical, excavation & grading, roofing, sewer & water, demolition; virtually all contracting exposures for both residential & commercial work
  • Environmental Casualty – CGL/Products Pollution/Site Pollution Liability for risk, such as all types of manufacturing, including chemical blenders, plastics operations, pollution control equipment, & distributors
  • Products Pollution Liability – including valves, pumps and liners
  • Site Pollution Legal Liability – including recycling facilities, transfer stations, landfills, waste haulers and brokers as well as brownfield properties, manufacturing, habitational, and property transfers
  • OCIP & CCIP Environmental and Professional Products
  • Project or Contract Specific Policies
  • Excess Liability for All Products
  • Underground / Above Ground Storage Tank Pollution Liability – including tank farms and petroleum or gas distributors