Lake Micmac run-off raises
A Dartmouth councillor wants to know why Lake Micmac is
Coun. Andrew Younger (East Dartmouth-The Lakes) is calling
on the provincial Environment Department to launch a full
investigation of run-off believed to be from a neighbouring
During two recent rainstorms, runoff allegedly coming from
lands owned by Dartmouth Crossings Ltd. and leased by the
Lafarge asphalt plant, has resulted in large red slicks on the
lake, he said in a release Wednesday.
"During the April 23 rain event, the slicks reached
hundreds of metres out into the lake," he said. "This is
disturbing to both me and to residents."