Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Takes Steps To Restore Compton Creek

From L.A. Weekly:

“Compton Creek, an eight and a half-mile trickle of water that miraculously runs through some of L.A. County’s grimiest landscapes, is a significant step closer to receiving an ecological makeover. On Wednesday the County Board of Supervisors, prodded by South L.A. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, unanimously agreed to support a master plan to resuscitate the creek, which on topographical paper is a major watershed. In reality, Compton Creek is afflicted with industrial runoff, illegally dumped trash and some of its stretches are lined with concrete.”

Read the entire post at L.A. Weekly

Read Supervisor Ridley-Thomas’ Press Release