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By: Michael J. deBarros and Mary Kathryn Gimber

Businesses are scouring their insurance policies for coverage for COVID-19 losses.  Among the insurance policies that may provide coverage for such losses are commercial property policies, pollution liability policies, general liability policies, workers’ compensation policies, and employment practices liability policies.

Coverage Under Property Policies (Business Interruption)

EPA

By Lee Vail

Dispersants are one of the tools available to mitigate detrimental impacts to shorelines and wildlife exposed to oil spills. In response to the Deepwater Horizon incident, the EPA authorized use of surface and subsurface dispersants. In mid-January 2015, the EPA announced that it would soon publish proposed rules in the Federal Register