East Jefferson Township board of zoning appeals chairman Jonny Dicke, left, conducts business at Thursday night's meeting where the height variance was granted to Mercer Energy for its ethanol plant. Dicke abstained from the vote. Board members Don Vanderhorst, center, voted yes and Larry Hawk voted no. The final vote, with alternates voting, was 3-2.
East Jefferson Township board of zoning appeals has granted the height variance request that gives the final go-ahead to the construction of Mercer County's first ethanol plant. [More