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Quarry

Date set for south county quarry development

CROWN POINT | The possibility of a proposed south Lake County quarry has broken to the surface after being buried in court for several years.

November 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Indiana Supreme Court declines to hear Lowell quarry case

Indiana Supreme Court declines to hear Lowell quarry case

INDIANAPOLIS | Backers of a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell cleared a key legal hurdle Monday when the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review a lower court ruling that allowed the project to proceed.

October 07, 2013 3:45 pm Related
The Last Blast

The Last Blast

The final blast at the Thornton Composite Reservoir removes the last 36000 tons of rock from the southwest corner of the reservoir.

September 23, 2013 5:13 pm

Lowell quarry developer digs court victory

LOWELL | A proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell moved one step closer to reality Thursday after the Indiana Court of Appeals buried a suit to stop its groundbreaking.

May 09, 2013 7:30 pm
Man found in crushed vehicle at bottom of quarry

Man found in crushed vehicle at bottom of quarry

THORNTON | A man was found dead Wednesday after the vehicle he was in plunged down the Thornton Quarry, police said.

August 29, 2012 7:40 pm

Tests for quarry water east of Lowell will be disclosed

CROWN POINT | Developers of a proposed limestone quarry plan to release results of test drilling and pumping around the 600-acre site near the Interstate 65 and Ind. 2 interchange, east of Lowell.

March 16, 2011 2:15 pm

Quarry attorney: Opponent's information misleading

LOWELL | An attorney representing Singleton Stone Quarry LLC disputes a Lowell community activist's claims that quarry officials had underestimated the number of wells that would be affected by the facility's construction.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
Quarry quandary

Quarry quandary

A group of Lowell-area residents make it known that they don't want a quarry in southern Lake County on Tuesday. The Lake County Council voted 6-1 to approve the quarry, meaning the fight now moves to the County Drainage Board.

December 14, 2010 1:15 pm
Quarry quandary

Quarry quandary

Lake County Councilman Thomas O'Donnell leads the discussion Tuesday at a council meeting to discuss the future of a quarry in southern Lake County.

December 14, 2010 1:15 pm
Quarry quandary

Quarry quandary

Linda Cosgrove, left, and other Lowell-area residents went before the Lake County Council on Tuesday in a bid to block a proposed a quarry near Interstate 65 and Ind. 2. The council voted 6-1 to allow the quarry, which opponents say will boost local truck traffic while worsening water qualit…

December 14, 2010 1:15 pm
Quarry quandary

Quarry quandary

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, left, chats Tuesday with John Bryant after the Lake County Council voted to approve a limestone quarry near Lowell. The fight now moves to the County Drainage board, where Van Till said a vote likely is two months away.

December 14, 2010 1:15 pm

2 allied with quarry foes, lawyer says

LOWELL | A critic is accusing two Lake County officials of toying with a conflict of interest when they publicly took sides against building a proposed limestone quarry east of here.

December 12, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: As a geologist, I oppose proposed quarry

I am writing to express my personal and professional objection to the Singleton Stone quarry proposed at the Ind. 2/Interstate 65 interchange. My wife owns an animal hospital on Ind. 2 immediately north of the proposed quarry location, and we are concerned about the impact of the quarry on o…

November 20, 2010 12:00 am

South Lake County stone quarry a bad idea

To the Lake County Drainage Board, Lake County Plan Commission and Lake County Council: Why are we against the proposed 600 acre stone quarry in southern Lake County?

September 09, 2010 12:00 am
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