OMB pre-hearing on Lippa Quarry to run in Port Carling next week
Protest sign against the proposed Lippa Quarry sits in the back of a pickup truck outside the Muskoka Lakes Town Hall. Photo submitted by James Bowler 99.5 Moose FM/Vista Radio
The appeal for a rejected quarry proposal is coming back to Muskoka Lakes next week.
The Ontario Municipal Board will be holding a pre-hearing at the Port Carling Community Centre to review the appeal details for the Lippa Quarry. The quarry was blocked by council last year after council heard massive opposition against the project during a public meeting.
The main concerns of locals were extra truck traffic coming to the quarry and pollutants leaking into the nearby Skeleton Lake. Applicants Frank and Elizabeth Lippa appealed the OMB in an attempt to push the project through.
Lippa Quarry appeal back for prehearing in Muskoka Lakes in July