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August 21, 2013
(An earlier version of this article contained inaccurate information about the reason for divestiture.)
The Ponte Vedra, Fla.-based Advanced Disposal sold the assets as a strategic decision, says President Richard Burke.The Department of Justice DOJ has ordered Advanced Disposal to sell two transfer stations in its approval of the sale of Veolia ES Solid Waste Inc. to Advanced Disposal owner Highstar Capital.This lastest deal was not connected to the order, which Bruke says the company plans to comply with by the end of the year.
The Newark, N.J.-based Action Environmental Group is a waste and recycling service provider serving New York City and northern New Jersey. It also serves throughout New York and New Jersey.
The specific assets divested in the deal include collection operations in Chester and Sloatsburg, N.Y., and Jersey City and Paterson, N.J.; transfer station operations in Chestnut Ridge, Goshen, Hilburn, Newburgh, New Hampton and Port Jervis, N.Y., and Jersey City and Garfield, N.J.; and a recycling facility in Airmont, N.Y., according to a news release.
The transfer stations to be sold include two permits for stations in Paterson, N.J., and one in Totowa, N.J.
“We are excited about re-entering northern New Jersey and lower New York state,” said Action Chairman Michael DiBella.
News Editor, Waste360
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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