NORWELL — Clean Harbors Inc., the environmental services company, said Monday that it is buying Evergreen Oil Inc. out of bankruptcy proceedings for $60 million in cash.
Evergreen Oil, which is based in California, also provides environmental services and recycles used oil. Clean Harbors said that buying the company will help the Norwell, Mass.-based company expand into Western states.
‘‘California is an attractive market for us, and Evergreen has a strong presence in the state,’’ said Alan McKim, Clean Harbors’ chairman and CEO, in a statement. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.