Clean Harbors acquires Evergreen Oil for $60M

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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.

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