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9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland garbage scales back rate increases

The City Council handed over Oakland's $1 billion garbage and recycling franchise to a homegrown upstart that will charge homeowners lower rates than its top competitor, but might not be able to deliver service when the contract begins next July.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Environmental, Metals

13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Overhead crane operator Luis Rullan guides a giant claw to pick up trash at Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Environmental, Metals

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Singapore's City Developments Ltd and Australia's Stockland Group Ltd are considering bidding for Leighton Holdings' $7 billion residential and commercial property portfolio, a leading Australian newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradenton.com

Waste haulers seek chance to bid on Manatee County's estimated $140 million business

Manatee County commissioners Tuesday agreed to suspend further legal work on a proposed renewal of solid waste contracts with current haulers, estimated to be worth $140 million.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Republic Services, Environmental, Waste Management, Bradenton, FL, Palmetto, FL

Hispanic Business

Fitch: Waste Management, Inc. Divestiture Benefits Profile

Fitch expects the transaction to stabilize top line growth and slightly improve operating margins and cash flow generation, which will help to enhance the operating profile over the long term.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

The Arizona Republic

Quick look at morning wires

Quick look at morning wires Quick look at morning wires Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mZQrch In this July 17, 2014, file photo, people walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Environmental, Waste Management, Plano, TX

Hispanic Business

Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings

'Our strong yield and cost controls delivered growth in income from operations, operating EBITDA, and adjusted earnings per share when compared to second quarter 2013 results,' commented , President and Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Metals

TheStreet.com

Why Waste Management (WM) Stock Is Rising Today

In separate news, the company also reported a 14% drop in second quarter profit from the year ago period to $210 million, or 60 cents per diluted share, but 1 cent better than analysts were expecting for the quarter.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, Financial Markets

KTVN Reno

Waste Management selling subsidiary for $1.94B

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Waste Recycling Group, Metals, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

ABC News

Waste Management Selling Subsidiary for $1.94B

Waste Management is selling a subsidiary to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion as part of its effort to focus on its core business.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Metals

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Off the Kuff

It's past time for a garbage fee

For years, Houston's Solid Waste Management Department Director Harry Hayes has suggested the city implement a garbage fee to expand curbside recycling and pay for other initiatives.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Environmental, Metals

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Gurnee village hall now a place to safely dispose of medical waste

Gurnee residents who want to safely dispose of syringes or other medical waste don't need to look beyond village hall.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL, Environmental, Waste Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NBC Miami

The Truth About Recycling

We haul our plastics to the curb to be picked up and recycled, but that does not mean every item will get a second life.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Miami Dade County, FL, Environmental

MarketWatch

Republic Services posts higher earnings

Republic Services Inc.'s second-quarter earnings excluding items rose 16% as the waste-management and recycling company said revenue rose 5%.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

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The outlook for both ratings is stable. The ratings of NGIC reflect its excellent risk-adjusted capitalization, operating performance and liquidity positions, as well as its sophisticated risk management strategy and practices, conservative investment strategy, its management team's extended experience in the industry and its parent's, Waste ... (more)

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Environmental, Waste Management, Environmental Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News-Register

UAV to buzz birds at Riverbend

Waste Management Inc. has decided to partner with researchers at Oregon State University to see if unmanned aerial vehicles can be used to scare away pest birds from McMinnville's Riverbend Landfill.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Oregon State University

News Democrat

Logan's landfill closes in less than one year

The closure of Logan County's landfill is less than a year away and much preparation is expected from now until July 4, 2015, when Waste Management, Inc., closes the gates.

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The Motley Fool

3 Solid Reasons Waste Management Inc. Looks Attractive

It has been executing new pricing strategies, cutting costs, and investing in technology.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Courier

Russellville City Council approves waste bid proposal

Waste Management will continue to be the city of Russellville's single trash service provider for the next five years.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Russellville, AR, Clarksville, AR, Lamar, AR, Pope County, AR

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-HP interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns to focus on health

Hewlett-Packard Co said interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigned from its board of directors, effective Wednesday, to focus on his health.

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Related Topix: HP, Computers, Waste Management, Environmental

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