Rogers Group gains permit for proposed quarry

Photo shows the website of Rogers Group, Inc. (WLFI Photo)
Photo shows the website of Rogers Group, Inc. (WLFI Photo)

AMERICUS, Ind. (WLFI) — The Rogers Group, which hopes to build a quarry near Americus, clears one more step in the approval process from the state.

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has issued a permit allowing wastewater associated with the quarrying operation to go into the Wabash River as well as an unnamed tributary nearby. The permit expires in 2019.

As News 18 reported, the Tippecanoe County commissioners passed an ordinance last week that would ban construction of the quarry.

The Rogers Group has filed for a zoning exception with the Board of Zoning Appeals. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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