Environmental Impairment Insurance

Environmental Impairment Liability insurance provides cover for liabilities associated with environmental damage, harm or pollution. Candidates of purchasing EIL are the gold mines, chemical manufacturers and in general anyone who owns, operates an industrial site involving hazardous waste exposure or waste depository is liable of accidental pollution arising from the operation, or the involved products that can result in environmental harm. Common covers include third party claims for bodily injury, property and environmental damage emanating from the insured operation, clean-up costs, emergency response costs and business interruption.