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Controlled Flare Planned for World Energy Paramount Facility

A planned, controlled flare is scheduled to take place at the World Energy Paramount facility around mid-July 2024, enabling the safe burning of gasses and protecting the community and facility equipment. A flare is a safety device that allows excess gasses that cannot be used in the operation of the facility to be safely burned. […]

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Paramount Achieves Gold-Level Energy Action Award Three Years in a Row

For the third year in a row, the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (COG) has recognized Paramount with a Gold-Level Energy Action Award, designed to highlight cities that demonstrate a commitment to improving energy efficiency and sustainability within their communities. Of the 27 Gateway cities, Paramount is one of eight to receive the top “Gold-Level” […]

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Air Quality Monitoring Update

On October 3, the City was made aware of reports of a strong gas-like odor throughout the area. City staff was in contact with the LA County Fire Department, So Cal Gas and AQMD to address the situation. The Fire Department determined that the gas-like sulfuric smell is non-hazardous and dissipating as it moves through […]

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Paramount Announces New Air Monitoring Dashboard

The City of Paramount is pleased to announce the placement of its new air monitoring dashboard on the Paramount Environment website, which includes real-time data of hexavalent chromium samples in town. The user-friendly design of the dashboard makes this important information easily understandable and accessible to everyone.

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Climate Action Plan: Year in Review

July 2023 marks two years since the City of Paramount adopted its Climate Action Plan (CAP), and there is much progress to celebrate. The City takes pride in showcasing the diverse accomplishments attained in the last year toward enhancing its environmental sustainability.

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Paramount to Develop Urban Forest Management Plan

The City of Paramount, in partnership with environmental advocacy organization TreePeople, is producing an Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) to improve the immediate and long-term management of the City’s trees. In alignment with the City’s Climate Action Plan, the actions outlined in an UFMP will serve to increase the City’s tree inventory and alleviate the […]

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Paramount Gardeners Sift it Out at LA Compost Event

In an effort to further educate the Paramount community on the wonders of composting, the City’s Public Works Department held a Sift-Out event in collaboration with LA Compost on Saturday, February 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Compost Co-op: Cortland Community Garden. LA Compost provided a special hands-on workshop to the gardeners who […]

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City of Paramount and TreePeople to Host Community Events

The City of Paramount and TreePeople are hosting FREE workshops for Paramount residents to learn about the urban forest in the City, also inviting residents to share ideas. Community feedback will help shape the City of Paramount’s first Urban Forest Management Plan, a roadmap for the future of our urban forest. Register here for an […]

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