Source: US Ecology, Inc.

American Ecology to Present at Canaccord Adams Annual Global Growth Conference on August 13

BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - August 7, 2009) - American Ecology Corporation (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that Stephen Romano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company's operations at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston.

American Ecology's presentation is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Individuals interested in listening to and viewing the live presentation can participate via webcast at or at A copy of the presentation will also be available at

A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days.

About American Ecology Corporation

American Ecology Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides radioactive, PCB, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste services to commercial and government customers throughout the United States, such as refineries, chemical and other manufacturing facilities, utilities, steel mills, medical and academic institutions and the nuclear power industry. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the Company is the oldest radioactive and hazardous waste services company in the United States.

Contact Information: Contact: Alison Ziegler Cameron Associates (212) 554-5469