NY Utility Sues Insurers For Coverage Of Pollution At 22 Sites

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- New York State Electric & Gas Corp. on Wednesday sued Century Indemnity Co. and OneBeacon America Insurance Co. to win coverage for the cost of resolving pollution at 22 former manufactured gas plant sites.

In a complaint filed in New York federal court, the Rochester, N.Y.-based company argued that the duo owe defense and indemnification coverage under first-layer excess policies issued for 1951 through 1970.

Specifically, NYSEG wants Century and OneBeacon to cover the bill for investigating and cleaning up pollution at the sites, responding to...
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