Longview, TX — Rusk County soon may be home to a new refinery that County Judge Joel Hale said would have a “heck of an economic impact.”
Kenneth D. Williams, a Rusk County native who works for Gregg County Refinery, spoke to the commissioners court earlier this week about his hopes to begin construction on a refinery within the next 120 days.
The proposed refinery site is a 165-acre tract of land on the north side of Texas 323 near New London, Hale said.
“We’re definitely hoping this becomes a reality,” Hale said. “It would have a very large and very positive economic impact on Rusk County.”
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