BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - October 1, 2010) -  US Ecology, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECOL) today declared that stockholders of record on October 15, 2010 will receive a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share, payable on October 22, 2010.

At June 30, 2010, the Company reported 18.2 million shares outstanding and $32.3 million in cash and short-term investments on hand. The Company estimates that approximately $3.3 million in cash will be paid out for the declared quarterly dividend.

About US Ecology, Inc.
US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides radioactive, PCB, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste services to commercial and government customers throughout the United States, such as steel mills, medical and academic institutions, petro-chemical facilities and the nuclear power industry. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the Company is one of the oldest radioactive and hazardous waste services companies in the United States.

Contact Information:

Contact:
Alison Ziegler
Cameron Associates
(212) 554-5469
alison@cameronassoc.com
www.usecology.com