The Goliath of trash hauling is poised to swallow a David, this time in South Florida. Waste Management has received antitrust clearance from the Justice Department to acquire Southern Waste Systems in Davie, which provides trash hauling services in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. The acquisition is expected to close by year-end, said Dawn McCormick, spokeswoman for Waste Management. She noted that no conditions were tied to the merger by U.S. antitrust regulators. The price was not disclosed….


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