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Waste Management Reports Third-Quarter Earnings
Waste Management, Houston, has reported third-quarter net income of $215 million on $3.38 billion in revenues. Last year’s net income for the same quarter was $302 million on $3.27 billion in revenues.
The company noted that the impact of hurricanes Katrina and Rita contributed to lost revenue and increased operating expenses in the third quarter.
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Allied Waste Reports Third-Quarter Results
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Allied Waste Industries Inc. has announced third-quarter revenues of $1.477 billion, up $60 million from the same quarter last year. The company attributes its growth to strong price and volume increases.
For the first three quarters of the fiscal year, Allied Waste’s revenues totaled $4.267 billion, compared to revenues of $4.127 billion for the same period in 2004.
SCS Engineers Forms New Practice Group
Long Beach, Calif.-based SCS Engineers has formed a new practice group that will offer integrated real estate, site renewal and risk transfer services for environmentally impaired properties such as brownfields. The new group, SCS Secure, will offer its services to buyers and sellers.
Mike McLaughlin, senior vice president in the company’s Reston, Va.-based office, will lead the practice group. Other members of the SCS Secure management team will include Joe Kesling, Mark Varljen, Ken LaConde and Dan Johnson.
Railroad Company Sued Over Open-Air Waste Stations
Environmental advocacy groups are suing New York Susquehanna & Western Railway Corp., accusing the company of violating a federal law that prevents solid waste facilities from dumping waste into open-air stations without an enclosed building and ways to prevent waste discharge. While railroad officials claim that there is no waste disposal at the sites, environmental groups say that the company dumps waste on exposed ground and asphalt pads and creates various environmental and health hazards, according to a report published by the North Jersey Media Group.
The environmental groups filed the lawsuit after the railroad did not abide by a 90-day notice to clean up the site. According to the report, the railroad company was fined $2.5 million from the state Department of Environmental Protection in July for environmental violations at the waste stations.
WCA Waste Completes Two Acquisitions
Houston-based WCA Waste Corp. announced today the completion of two acquisitions. The company purchased the assets of Sarasota, Fla.-based Andy’s Hauling. The operation’s collections will be internalized in the company’s Arcadia, Fla., landfill.
In a separate transaction, WCA Waste acquired certain assets of Pendergrass Refuse, including three rear-load trucks. The waste collected from those operations will be sent to the company’s Black Oak Landfill near Springfield, Mo.
Company Chairman Tom Fatjo says that WCA Waste has more than doubled in size during the last 16 months. With these two acquisitions, the company estimates that it has $129 million in annualized revenue.
San Diego Passes C&D Recycling Ordinance
The San Diego City Council has passed a construction and demolition (C&D) debris diversion ordinance in an effort to extend the life of the city’s Miramar Landfill and to help the city meet state recycling mandates. The ordinance, expected to go into effect next summer, will require applicants for building and demolition permits to pay a deposit based on their project’s square footage. After showing documentation of proper materials recycling, contractors can get a whole or partial refund.
The city’s Environmental Service Department says that most of the 400,000 tons of C&D materials accepted each year at the Miramar Landfill are recyclable. The city diverts only 45 percent of total waste from the landfill.