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South Side Lakefront Erosion Task Force

South Side Lakefront Erosion Task Force
South Side Lakefront Erosion Task Force

With ‘Unpredictable’ Lake Michigan, South Shore Residents Say Breakwaters Are Needed To Protect Neighborhood

Neighbors have proposed installing breakwaters, repairing 73rd Street and reinforcing the street and shoreline. The $5 million proposal offers a "cost-effective" solution to flooding and erosion in South Shore, Rep. Curtis Tarver II said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Siders Gaining Steam In Effort To Protect Lakefront Homes From Erosion

South Shore residents are applying for federal funding to save private lakefront homes, while officials gave updates on how they're working to protect the area from erosion.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Residents Fighting For Lakefront Erosion Help Give State Officials A Tour Of Damage

"We're looking for real time, real money [and] real solutions, with real neighbors driving the action," Blacks in Green founder Naomi Davis said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Lakefront Erosion Has Been Ignored For Too Long, Neighbors Say. Now, They’re Demanding Answers

All Illinoisans who "enjoy the precious natural resource that is our lakefront" should get involved in the lakefront protection effort, state Rep. Curtis Tarver said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore