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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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 CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 13, 2021
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COVANTA HOLDING CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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Delaware 1-06732 95-6021257
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
445 South StreetMorristownNew Jersey 7960
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(862) 345-5000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.10 par value per shareCVANew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Covanta Holding Corporation (the “Company”) held on May 13, 2021, the Company’s stockholders voted on the following proposals:

1.To elect eleven directors to serve a one-year term that will expire at the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Each director was elected with the votes cast as follows:

DirectorsForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
David M. Barse93,467,014 10,674,981 16,470,199 
Ronald J. Broglio99,054,663 5,087,332 16,470,199 
Peter C.B. Bynoe100,129,253 4,012,742 16,470,199 
Linda J. Fisher96,559,986 7,582,009 16,470,199 
Joseph M. Holsten96,300,082 7,841,913 16,470,199 
Owen Michaelson95,682,750 8,459,245 16,470,199 
Danielle Pletka102,667,326 1,474,669 16,470,199 
Michael W. Ranger102,950,522 1,191,473 16,470,199 
Robert S. Silberman88,310,312 15,831,683 16,470,199 
Jean Smith94,317,108 9,824,887 16,470,199 
Samuel Zell84,496,943 19,645,052 16,470,199 


2.To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accountants for the 2021 fiscal year.

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
117,876,078 2,646,235 89,881 — 


3.Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement.

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
96,156,979 7,724,370 260,646 16,470,199 






SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

Date: May 13, 2021

COVANTA HOLDING CORPORATION
(Registrant)
 
By: /s/ Thomas L. Kenyon
Name: Thomas L. Kenyon
Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary