In early November, City of East Lansing officials were notified of a violation notice sent to Core Spaces/Core Campus Lansing LLC (Core Campus), developers of the Hub East Lansing, by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).
The violation indicates that Core Campus did not provide sufficient documentation regarding mitigation systems that were required based on EGLE’s standards for hazardous substances present at the development site (formerly Action Auto #30, located at 918 East Grand River Avenue). Since becoming aware of the situation, City officials have been in close contact with EGLE officials, as well as officials from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Ingham County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division.
City officials have been informed that EGLE and MDHHS confirmed that a ventilation system has been installed at the Hub East Lansing. They are working with the developer (Core Campus) and their environmental consultant to determine that it meets the EGLE/MDHHS standards through a series of tests. Ultimately, any action to ensure the system’s operation and indoor air quality is under the authority of MDHHS and the Ingham County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division.
The health and safety of residents is a top priority for City officials. They will continue to closely monitor the situation and will support the recommendations from EGLE, MDHHS and the Ingham County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division. Community members with questions can contact EGLE or MDHHS for further information