Oil Spill Removal Organization

Island environmental innovator swings in $966M deal

By GREGORY ZELLER // A hot-potato environmental innovator with a vital Great River operational hub has been acquired in a nearly $1 billion stock deal. Idaho-based US Ecology Inc. announced Monday that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with NRC Group Holdings Corp., a global provider of environmental and waste-management services. In April, NRC Group transitioned its headquarters from Great River to Texas – and it will now be folded into a new…