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Clean Harbors cheers investors

Shop technician Nate Hicks, at Clean Harbors’s Peak Energy Services.

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Shop technician Nate Hicks, at Clean Harbors’s Peak Energy Services.

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Shares of Norwell-based Clean Harbors jumped as investors ­apparently liked the $1.25 billion cash deal for oil recycler Safety Kleen Inc. disclosed by the environmental services company on Monday. Analysts said that Safety-Kleen, of Plano, Texas, would secure for Clean Harbors the number one spot in the oil recycling business and give it a foothold in the business of hauling away hazardous waste for small businesses.

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