Republic Services (RSG) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 26, 2012 5:00 pm ET Executives Edward A. Lang - Senior Vice President of Treasury and Risk Management Donald W. Slager - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Tod C. Holmes - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Hamzah Mazari - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Corey Greendale - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division Albert Leo Kaschalk - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division Michael E. Hoffman - Wunderlich Securities Inc., Research Division Scott J. Levine - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division William H. Fisher - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division Vance H. Edelson - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Adam R. Thalhimer - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good afternoon, and welcome to the second quarter 2012 call for investors in Republic Services. Republic Services is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RSG. Your host for today's call are Don Slager, President and CEO, Tod Holmes, CFO; and Ed Lang, Republic's Senior Vice President and Treasurer. Today's call is being recorded [Operator Instructions] . It is now my pleasure to turn the call over to Mr. Lang. Good afternoon, Mr. Lang. Edward A. Lang Thank you, Victor. Welcome, good afternoon, and thank you for joining us. This is Ed Lang, and I would like to welcome everyone to Republic Services' Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. Don Slager, our CEO; and Tod Holmes, our CFO, are joining me as we discuss our second quarter performance.