Texas-based GreenHunter Energy Inc. has opened a new water and wastewater facility at New Matamoras in Ohio's Washington County.
The facility on the Ohio River includes bulk water storage and barge transloading..
The 10-acre facility had been built by Mobil Oil in the 1960s.
The facility will provide fresh water for hydraulic fracturing or fracking. It will also handle wastewater from the fracking process.
Click here to read the company's press release.
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