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Environmental CPL

Markel’s contractors’ pollution liability policy (CPL) offers insurance protection related to environmental risks that contractors may be exposed to.

  • Insurance Product is designed to offer insurance coverage for third party claims alleging exposure to various environmental hazards that may result from contracting operations.
  • Can also be integrated with Markel’s other suite of environmental insurance products to create a customized, unique insurance solution meeting the needs of any industry segment.
  • Available in either occurrence or claims-made.

target classes




Street and road

Tarp funds

Coverage features

Available for both practice and project policies with extended policy terms including clean-up cost, bodily injury and property damage, legal defense cost, broadly defined natural resources damage, mold, non-owned disposal sites (NODS), transportation legal liability, and 24-hours claims support.

Additional coverages

  • S&A coverage for blanket covered locations (offices, warehouses, and staging locations)
  • Uncapped claims assistance expenses incurred by insured
  • Full defense outside the limits
  • Restoration costs includes giveback for betterments or improvements for environmentally preferable materials
  • Intentional acts giveback for advice of qualified counsel and reasonable efforts to mitigate and emergency event
  • Professional services giveback for means and methods
  • Blanket insured language for newly formed entities
  • Blanket non-contributory and blanket waiver of subrogation if required by written contact
  • Fabricated products coverage
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