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Erosion from Lake Michigan threatens Chicago's South Side shoreline

Aerial view, looking north, of Chicago, Illinois. (Interim Archives/Getty Images)
Aerial view, looking north, of Chicago, Illinois. (Interim Archives/Getty Images)

For residents of Chicago’s South Side, the beaches of Lake Michigan have long been a source of neighborhood pride But now those beaches are in danger of disappearing because of flooding and erosion. Climate change is likely to make the problem worse.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Siri Chilukuri, environmental justice fellow with our partners at Grist.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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