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The goal of this project is to improve the environmental quality on this section of the Chicago River System and to make it a cherished public amenity.

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Click Here for more info!The Pilsen-Little Village River Corridor Project was established in 2014 to develop a master plan that will result in a healthier, more accessible Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal corridor from Bubbly Creek to west of Pulaski Road on Chicago’s southwest side. It is the goal of this project not only to improve the environmental quality of this section of the Chicago River System, but to elevate it to a cherished public amenity.

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Haunted by a complex history of contamination and neglect, this 3.3 mile reach of river is also impacted by present day pollution from combined sewer ove
flows, storm water runoff, permitted industrial inputs, and a lack of public open space. Despite these challenges, the river, which is bordered by Bridgeport, Pilsen, Little Village, Brighton Park, Archer Heights, McKinley Park, and South Lawndale, presents a great opportunity for revitalization and community enhancement. Continue reading The goal of this project is to improve the environmental quality on this section of the Chicago River System and to make it a cherished public amenity.

The intent of this project is to view this long segmented section of the river as a single unit and remediate the damage.

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Click Here for more info.The Pilsen-Little Village River Corridor Project was established in 2014 to develop a master plan that will result in a healthier, more accessible Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal corridor from Bubbly Creek to west of Pulaski Road on Chicago’s southwest side. It is the goal of this project not only to improve the environmental quality of this section of the Chicago River System, but to elevate it to a cherished public amenity.

Download Brochure PDF as: [Standard 1.2 MB] or [High Resoltion 7.2 MB]

Haunted by a complex history of contamination and neglect, this 3.3 mile reach of river is also impacted by present day pollution from combined sewer ove
flows, storm water runoff, permitted industrial inputs, and a lack of public open space. Despite these challenges, the river, which is bordered by Bridgeport, Pilsen, Little Village, Brighton Park, Archer Heights, McKinley Park, and South Lawndale, presents a great opportunity for revitalization and community enhancement. Continue reading The intent of this project is to view this long segmented section of the river as a single unit and remediate the damage.

A long term plan that results in clean water, capping or removing toxic sediments, eliminating odors, and improving native landscapes

River clean up time!

River clean up time!The Pilsen-Little Village River Corridor Project was established in 2014 to develop a master plan that will result in a healthier, more accessible Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal corridor from Bubbly Creek to west of Pulaski Road on Chicago’s southwest side. It is the goal of this project not only to improve the environmental quality of this section of the Chicago River System, but to elevate it to a cherished public amenity.

Download Brochure PDF as: [Standard 1.2 MB] or [High Resoltion 7.2 MB]

Haunted by a complex history of contamination and neglect, this 3.3 mile reach of river is also impacted by present day pollution from combined sewer ove
flows, storm water runoff, permitted industrial inputs, and a lack of public open space. Despite these challenges, the river, which is bordered by Bridgeport, Pilsen, Little Village, Brighton Park, Archer Heights, McKinley Park, and South Lawndale, presents a great opportunity for revitalization and community enhancement. Continue reading A long term plan that results in clean water, capping or removing toxic sediments, eliminating odors, and improving native landscapes

Kim Wasserman One of Six Grassroots Heroes to Win $150,000 Goldman Environmental Prize

2013 recipients come from Colombia, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, South Africa and USA

The Prize recognizes achievements in marshland restoration, solid waste management; fighting fracking, marble mining, and coal plant emissions

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 — The Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced the six recipients of the 2013 Goldman […]

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