Environment

Walking School Bus Encourages Exercise, Reduces Traffic

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Remember walking to school with your friends? This year ELPS, Safe Routes to School and parent volunteers have teamed up to update the tradition . ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on what's new, and what's just like you remember.

Hummingbirds Come Back to East Lansing

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The hummingbirds are coming back. ELi's Aron Sousa explains where they're coming from, what they're doing here, and how you can attract them.

City Has Spent $200K Fighting Workers’ Contamination Lawsuit

Thursday, March 1, 2018

ELi finds that East Lansing has now spent $200,000 fighting a lawsuit brought by City workers alleging that they “were intentionally and unnecessarily exposed to mercury and asbestos” at the wastewater treatment plant. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

East Lansing to Accept Styrofoam Recycling Products

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Thanks to two grant awards from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the City of East Lansing will be able to accept Styrofoam for recycling this fall. Rosalind Arch has the story.

Experience with BWL Trimming Seems to Vary by Crew

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Kit Carlson and Wendell Lynch's experience with BWL wasn't as bad as they'd been fearing. What happened, and what advice do they give other homeowners? And what does BWL say about homeowners who try to refuse tree-trimming?

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