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Join the Discussion on Housing in Paramount

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 […]

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Statement from World Energy on AltAir Paramount Legal Settlement with the California Air Resources Board

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 […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Roundup in Paramount on Jan. 9

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, […]

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Department of Food and Agriculture Establishes Quarantine Zone Affecting Citrus

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 […]

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A Year In Review: Paramount Electric Vehicle Chargers Data

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 […]

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