World Energy, an international leader in bio- and renewable-fuel production, announced last month that it has begun converting its refinery in Paramount – previously known as Alt Air and Paramount Petroleum – into the world’s first renewable jet fuel refinery.
During its October 9, 2018 meeting, the Paramount Planning Commission approved a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for Aerocraft Heat Treating Co. to install and operate four dust collectors for greater pollution control.
During the October 16, 2018 Paramount City Council meeting, officials from the Paramount Unified School District (PUSD) provided an update on environmental testing performed in its classrooms over the past year.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has adopted new emission limits to significantly reduce hexavalent chromium emissions from Southland metal-finishing facilities.
SCAQMD will host two public meetings on Saturday, December 1 at Progress Park to discuss health risk assessments for — and risk reduction efforts by — Anaplex Corp. and Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
The City was contacted by SCAQMD about a high reading and told that, in this unique instance, SCAQMD did not implement a curtailment (i.e. shut down) of Anaplex’s operations.
The money from this grant funded the installation of new air filters for the HVAC system in the Paramount Petroleum Learning Center at Spane Park.
The City of Paramount has received an Open Streets Grant from Metro to fund its Open Streets Neighborhood Connectivity Event in partnership with the neighboring City of Bellflower.
The City of Paramount was named the winner in the Model Community Achievement category at the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) 30th Annual Clean Air Awards on October 5, 2018.
On October 4, SCAQMD ordered Anaplex Corporation to temporarily curtail all operations and processes emitting hexavalent chromium.