The City of Paramount has reported that all 16 metal-related businesses in town are set to receive Administrative Action permits. This new permit program establishes stricter oversight and was developed to address any future potential air quality issues in the City. This program is a first of its kind in California and places the following […]
On May 7, 2021, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Governing Board adopted Rule 2305, the Warehouse Indirect Source Rule (ISR), requiring warehouses larger than 100,000 square feet to reduce their air pollution emissions or facilitate reductions in the communities where they are located. Heavy-duty trucks and other cargo equipment that are interconnected […]
The City of Paramount has been informed that, due to COVID-19, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has temporarily suspended monitoring of hexavalent chromium.
World Energy recently issued a formal statement regarding AltAir Paramount’s pending legal settlement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for violations of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation dating back to 2017. World Energy acquired AltAir Paramount in March of 2018. Click here to view the statement from World Energy. CARB has also […]
The City of Paramount has been named a 2020 recipient of two Beacon Awards from the Institute for Local Government (ILG), a Platinum Level for Sustainability Best Practices for its ongoing environmental efforts and a Gold Level Spotlight for achieving an 18% reduction in community greenhouse gas emissions.
The City of Paramount is proud to proclaim October 7, 2020 as Clean Air Day! The proclamation was issued as a Resolution of the City Council on September 15th.
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has announced modifications to its air monitoring operations during COVID-19.
Paramount-based World Energy has enabled United to take action, seamlessly transition to cleaner energy, and get closer to their sustainability goals.
The City of Paramount and its partnership with GRID Alternatives were recently featured on KCET’s “Earth Focus” television series.
City staff have been staying up-to-date on Rules 1407 and 1407.1.