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Paramount Water Tests as “Non-Detect” for PFAS/PFOA

You may have seen in the local news lately that many cities and water agencies are facing PFOA and PFOS in their water system. Perflorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) are organic chemicals.  They are part of a larger group of chemicals that are widely used in the United States in consumer products such as carpets, clothing, […]

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Eco-Friendly Companies in Paramount

The Industrial Waste Section of the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County presents “Good Corporate Citizen” certificates each year to businesses that are in full compliance with industrial wastewater discharge requirements. While nearly 1,000 companies in the county are eligible as “significant” industrial users of the wastewater management system, only a few hundred earn this […]

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Paramount Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report Summarized

The City of Paramount is participating in the Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps CivicSpark Fellowship Program where recent college graduates known as “Fellows” are assigned to various communities to help build capacity in sustainability, water issues, and community engagement. The City worked with CivicSpark Fellow Christy Liang to produce a Community Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Report. In its […]

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