The City of Paramount is assessing options for treating water for the removal of manmade chemicals known as “PFAS,” following the detection of minuscule amounts of PFAS in Water Well 14 in February 2020.
For the third consecutive year, the City of Paramount has earned Tree City USA status for 2021. The distinction is awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor communities for their commitment to effective urban forest management.
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.
The City of Paramount’s General Plan guides land development to meet the vision and needs of the community. The General Plan is divided into “elements” – including one for housing. Since 1969, California has required that all local governments adequately plan to meet the housing needs of everyone in the community by adopting housing plans as part […]
The City of Paramount is excited to announce that 70-100 new trees will be planted in the community thanks to an Urban & Community Forestry grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (or CAL FIRE).
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 […]
There will be a free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection Event for Paramount-area residents on Saturday, January 9, at the Paramount Swap Meet, 7900 All America City Way, in Paramount from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Safely dispose of household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, […]
The City of Paramount has instituted new rules aimed at decreasing litter pollution that require property owners or occupants with parking lots to increase sweeping and cleaning efforts.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has established a quarantine zone to control the Asian Citrus Psyllid, a disease-carrying insect that feeds on citrus stems and leaves. The City of Paramount falls within the Asian Citrus Psyllid quarantine zone. All Paramount commercial and residential property owners responsible for citrus trees play a critical […]
Since Paramount installed two electric vehicle (EV) chargers in August 2019, public usage has steadily increased resulting in positive impacts on energy use and emissions reductions in the City. With an average of 59 drivers per month utilizing the EV stations, demand for gasoline in Paramount has been reduced by a monthly average of 450 […]