SCAQMD has initiated two programs: the Residential Electric Lawn Mower Rebate and the Residential EV Charging Incentive Program.
The City has engaged in extensive public outreach and developed constructive partnerships with experts to address air quality for the future.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has issued Public Health Directives to four Paramount metal companies: Carlton Forge Works, Mattco Forge, Press Forge, and Weber Metals.
DTSC has officially certified in a letter released on July 26 that the soil and dust at Village Park in the City of Paramount does not contain hazardous levels of hexavalent chromium and CAM 17 metals.
SCAQMD has detected elevated readings of hexavalent chromium being emitted from Lubeco Inc. (6859 Downey Ave) in Long Beach.
The independent SCAQMD Hearing Board has issued a Stipulated Order of Abatement to Carlton Forge Works requiring them to pursue actions to further reduce the potential for odors from the facility.
The next meeting of the Air Quality Sub Committee will be on Thursday, July 27 at 6:00 p.m. at Progress Park Plaza, 15500 Downey Avenue.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has filed a petition for an administrative order requiring Lubeco Inc. – a metal-finishing facility in north Long Beach – to reduce its emissions of hexavalent chromium.
The samples for July indicate a level of 0.105 ug/l, which is well below the state’s Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 10 ug/l.
On July 22, Anaplex Corporation was ordered to shut down all metal processing equipment and operations with the potential to emit hexavalent chromium.