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June 7, 2013
Advanced Disposal Services Inc. hopes to close the divestment of its remaining New Jersey and New York waste and recycling assets by late summer.
Charlie Appleby, chairman and CEO of the Ponte Vedra, Fla.-based company, said Advanced Disposal is divesting the assets as required by the Department of Justice (DOJ) order last November so the DOJ to approve the sale of Veolia ES Solid Waste Inc. to Advanced Disposal owner Highstar Capital, according to Mary O’Brien, chief marketing officer for Advanced Disposal, in an e-mail.
She said Advanced Disposal cannot disclose the parties it is talking to about the sale.
Last November the DOJ required the company to divest assets in northern New Jersey, central Georgia, and the Macon, Ga., metropolitan area before it can go forward with the Veolia acquisition.
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Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.
Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.
Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.
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