BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - American Ecology Corporation (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that Jim Baumgardner, President and Chief Executive Officer; Steve Welling, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Jeff Feeler, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer are scheduled to present an overview of the Company's operations at the Needham and Company 12th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City.

American Ecology's presentation is scheduled for 1:50 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Individuals interested in listening to 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 also 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 and industrial facilities, utilities, 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