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August 20, 1991
American Ecology Corp., an Agoura Hills waste management concern, said Ecol Partners Ltd. has agreed to exchange $12 million of the $22.5 million in American Ecology's long-term debt it now holds for 800,000 shares of American Ecology common stock. Ecol Partners is controlled by Harry J. Phillips Jr., a Houston investor who acquired Browning-Ferris Industries Inc.'s 52% stake in American Ecology last month for $16.6 million.
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August 20, 1991
American Ecology Corp., an Agoura Hills waste management concern, said Ecol Partners Ltd. has agreed to exchange $12 million of the $22.5 million in American Ecology's long-term debt it now holds for 800,000 shares of American Ecology common stock. Ecol Partners is controlled by Harry J. Phillips Jr., a Houston investor who acquired Browning-Ferris Industries Inc.'s 52% stake in American Ecology last month for $16.6 million.
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August 20, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ecol Partners Buying American Ecology Stock: American Ecology Corp., an Agoura Hills waste management concern, said Ecol Partners Ltd. has agreed to exchange $12 million of the $22.5 million in American Ecology's long-term debt it now holds for 800,000 shares of American Ecology common stock. Ecol Partners is controlled by Harry J. Phillips Jr., a Houston investor who acquired Browning-Ferris Industries Inc.'s 52% stake in American Ecology last month for $16.6 million.
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July 30, 1991 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the spinoffs engineered by Henry E. Singleton, the chairman of Teledyne Inc. who is renowned for his large-scale shuffling of assets, occurred in 1984 when he spun off Teledyne's waste-disposal businesses to form American Ecology Corp. American Ecology operates dump sites for chemical and radioactive wastes, and Singleton and his staff were worried about American Ecology's potential legal liabilities because the company faced lawsuits stemming from leaks at some of its waste dumps.
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October 8, 1991 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stocks of regional companies put in a mixed performance in the third quarter, faring slightly worse than the market as a whole and well below the continued nationwide surge of small stocks, which gained smartly in the quarter. In the three months that ended Sept. 30, a total of 38 regional stocks, or 54%, posted price declines or remained unchanged from the end of the second quarter. Meanwhile, 32 stocks, or 46%, gained in value in the third quarter.
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