Completion of Olympics environmental works secures green legacy

Eight kilometres of river restored, 4,000 homes protected from flood and two million tonnes of soil decontaminated. The work to complete many of the environmental improvements at the Olympic Park and secure a green legacy for future generations was completed today, the Environment Agency has announced. Over the last eight years the Environment Agency has worked with the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), the London Development Agency and other partners to transform a neglected, run down corner of East London into the largest urban park created in Europe for more than 100 years. Read more on the EA website…