DOJ Wants More Info On Waste Management Deal

Law360, New York (August 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Waste Management Inc., the national provider of waste removal and environmental services, has received another request for information from the U.S. Department of Justice about the company's second failed attempt to purchase rival Republic Services Inc.

On Tuesday, Waste Management announced that antitrust regulators were seeking more information about the company's second buyout offer for Republic, which was made on Aug. 11 and rejected for the second time over Republic's concerns that the deal would draw tougher antitrust scrutiny than a bid it had received from...
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