BP North America Gas is relying on above-the-ground pipelines to move water to its first wells to be hydraulically fractured or fracked in Trumbull County.
The pipelines mean that the company is not required to rely on 1,500 truckloads of water, the Warren Tribune Chronicle reports
The wastewater will be trucked from the wells for proper disposal, the paper said.
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