VIDEO: Supervisor Ridley-Thomas and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Make Important Announcements Regarding Compton Creek

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas joined Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Lisa Jackson, environmentalists, and a broad coalition of public and private stakeholders to announce the strategic acquisition of a four acre “soft bottom” parcel of land in Compton as part of their commitment to revitalize Compton Creek.

Alongside Ms. Jackson, the Supervisor explained how public ownership of the key parcel of land will allow prompt restoration, improved pedestrian and bike access, and the creation of a much-needed recreational amenity within the community.