Protecting landfills in a changing regulatory climate

Catanese, Joseph
January 1999
World Wastes;Jan1999, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p15
Trade Publication
Suggests that landfill owners should be aware of insurance coverages and of environmental insurance policies covering new exposures. Details on the policy Pollution Legal Liability (PLL); Why many insurance companies stopped offering pollution coverage on standard liabilities.


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