SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 17, 2018
CLEAN HARBORS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
42 Longwater Drive, Norwell,
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (781) 792-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On January 17, 2018, Clean Harbors, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a purchase agreement with Veolia North America, LLC (“Seller”) which provides that, subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein, the Company will acquire Seller’s U.S. Industrial Cleaning Division for $120 million in cash. Further information about that proposed transaction is set forth in the Company’s press release issued on January 23, 2018, a copy of which is furnished with this report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is being filed herewith:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Clean Harbors, Inc.
January 23, 2018
/s/ Michael L. Battles
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer