Public Works

Fired by East Lansing, Whistleblower Keeps Pushing

Monday, March 18, 2019

Troy Williams says the City of East Lansing fired him because they knew he wasn't going to shut up. And with nothing left to lose, he's definitely not shutting up. In a new interview with ELi, Williams describes more of what he's seen, and what he's hoping Governor Whitmer's team will do.

Oh, Deer! What’s Your Experience?

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Whether or not you have deer in your neighborhood, if you live in East Lansing, ELi is asking you to take a quick survey. We want to know where the deer are in the city, and what you think should be the City's management approach. ELi's Jessy Gregg explains.

Which Trees Lost and Saved in Cutting that Starts Today?

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Chesterfield Hills resident Michael Halbisen has taken a careful look at which trees will be lost as part of the big Michigan Avenue sewer project. Now he shares what he's found with ELi's readers.

Local Compost and Rain Barrel Sale to Honor Earth Day

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Need something to make you believe that, some day, spring will come? The Regional Recycling Coordinating Committee is holding a composter and rain barrel sale in honor of Earth Day and to promote composting. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.

River Trail to Be Extended East

Monday, March 4, 2019

All the parts are finally starting to fall into place for a much-anticipated trail in Meridian Township that will connect the Lansing River Trail and MSU campus to Meridian’s existing Interurban Trail. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Major Sewer Upgrade Means Loss of Trees, Gain of Capacity

Friday, March 1, 2019

The Chesterfield Hills and Brody neighborhoods are set to be affected by a major sewer upgrade on Michigan Avenue. ELi's Jessy Gregg talked to Public Works staff to find out what residents should expect along Michigan Avenue.

Coleman Road Extension Could Relieve Eastwood Traffic Congestion

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

An extension of Coleman Road, which runs along East Lansing's north side, could help relieve traffic on Lake Lansing Road near Eastwood Towne Center. ELi's Brad Minor explains the project, tells you who is paying for it, and reviews what's left to be decided.

City Fires Health and Safety Whistleblower

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The City of East Lansing has fired the wastewater treatment plant worker who blew the whistle on a major mercury spill and asbestos dangers at the plant. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

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