Neighborhood and Environmental Groups OPPOSE Illinois HB1797 – Vote Expected Soon

CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--May 25, 2017. A group of over 30 community organizations have joined with several environmental and conservation organizations to press their demands to the Illinois International Port District (IIPD) to conform to a City of Chicago Land Use Plan that was passed 15 years ago, which identified substantial portions of unused property at Lake Calumet as having "open space" designation, with recreational opportunities and public access.

The initiative also has the support of local alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza of the 10th Ward, in which Lake Calumet is situated.

These many groups have been attempting to work with IIPD . . .

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