The Paramount Environmental Portal is provided by the City of Paramount, offering facts and information to residents and businesses about our City’s environment. The site focuses the areas of air, water, and soil. Paramount seeks a balance of residential, commercial, and industrial opportunities; however, in all cases, a clean and safe environment must come first.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is the lead agency for air quality matters in the greater Los Angeles region. They have the authority and expertise to monitor and regulate air quality matters. The City of Paramount is working diligently with SCAQMD to support their monitoring and enforcement actions in the City related to the hexavalent chromium issues that have been discovered. SCAQMD has a dedicated section of their website focused on their efforts in Paramount.