Florida sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that defendant, Waste Management, Inc. of Florida and certain of its former officers and employees engaged in a conspiracy with competitors to allocate the contracts for waste collection and disposal services for the state, its departments, agencies and units of government in Dade and Broward County, Florida.
Complaint to enjoin proposed merger in solid waste hauling and disposal industry resolved by Consent Decree permitting merger with significant conditions, including limitations on so-called evergreen contracts for small container hauling services.
Nassau and Suffolk County garbage collection services conspired to allocate routes and customers, fix prices, coerce competition out of their market and rig bids. New York brought a class action law suit under its parens patriae authority.
Waste Management sought to acquire small container commercial hauling assets in Broward County, Florida from Allied Waste. U.S. and Florida challenged the transaction.
State of Ohio filed suit on behalf of 25 Toledo area school districts claiming that BFI and its competitors allocated the waste removal market in the Toldeo/Lucas county area. Case was settled
State of Utah alleged Stericycle and BFI Waste Systems of North America colluded to allocate markets and customers in Utah, Colorado, and Arizona
States of Missouri and Illinois joined in United States Department of Justice action to enjoin acquisition or to remedy anticompetitive effects from proposed acquisition by waste hauler.
State challenged acquisiton of waste hauler in Mansfield Ohio area, alleging undue concentration in a two-county market for commercial waste disposal.
Merger of largest and third-largest waste hauling companies in the U.S. Joint complaint and settlement filed, requiriing divestiture of landfill sites near Pittsburgh.