The City has engaged in extensive public outreach and developed constructive partnerships with experts to address air quality for the future.
City Expands Paramount Environment Portal
As of August 2017, the Paramount Environment information portal has expanded to cover the topic of soil.
Paramount’s Village Park Tests Safe For Contaminants
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.
Air Quality Sub Committee Reviews Soil & Dust Sampling Results
On Thursday, July 27, the City Council Air Quality Sub Committee met for the seventh time since its creation at the end of 2016.
LA County Public Health & City of Paramount Perform Soil Sampling
On May 10, the City of Paramount joined the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to take soil samples in areas east of Aerocraft Heat Treating Company and Anaplex Corporation.
Soil & Dust Testing at Village Skate Park
In an effort to be proactive regarding issues of community health, the City of Paramount and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) recently agreed upon a soil and dust sampling plan for Village Park, located to the west of Carlton Forge Works.
City Engages Expanded Environmental Team
The City of Paramount has expanded its team of environmental specialists: Tetra Tech has been hired to assist the City’s ongoing response to the hexavalent chromium concerns that were discovered in November 2016.