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Plans To Protect Chicago’s Shoreline, Block Asian Carp From The Great Lakes Receive Millions In Federal Funding

High lake levels, flooding and erosion in recent years are "a forewarning of what's to come without swift [and] decisive action" to protect the lakefront, Rep. Bobby Rush said Thursday.


State Says South Lakefront Dump Site Can Operate For Another Year As Army Corps Pursues Decades-Long Expansion

The Army Corps of Engineers awaits a decision on its long-term plan to expand the polluted sediment dump, which would delay by at least 25 years a commitment to restore the site as riverfront park space.

South Chicago, East Side

Promontory Point’s Limestone Should Be Fixed — Not Replaced, Locals Say As Battle To Preserve Beloved Peninsula Begins Again

Though officials intend to "save and reuse as much of the existing limestone as feasible," neighbors are concerned the city's efforts to stop lakefront erosion threaten Promontory Point's decades-old design.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lakefront Dump Site Opposed By Park Advocates, Southeast Siders Hasn’t Had A Valid Pollution Permit Since May 31

The site, which stores polluted sediment dredged from the river and five other waterways in Chicago, has been operating without a valid pollution control permit all month.

South Chicago, East Side

Lakefront Dump Site Set For Decades-Long Expansion, Despite Pleas From Southeast Siders Already ‘Overwhelmed With Pollution’

The Army Corps of Engineers plans to expand its East Side disposal site for contaminated sediment as it nears capacity — crushing neighbors' hopes for public park space along the river.

South Chicago, East Side

Neighbors Stunned After Riverbank Trees Cut Down, But Army Corps Says Native Trees Will Replace Them

Neighbors along Legion Park at Bryn Mawr and the North Branch of the Chicago River were shocked when hundreds of trees were taken down on Monday.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Thanks To High Lake Levels, A Frigid Winter And A Soggy Spring, The Rogers Park Shoreline Is In Trouble

The erosion has already caused recently repaired breakwater walls to begin falling, leading to the loss of a mature tree.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

The End of Chicago’s Only ‘Waterfall’ Marks A New Beginning For Life On The River

Don't go chasing waterfalls — Chicago doesn't have one anymore. The 100-year-old four-foot dam is being torn down.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park