The Paramount City Council has sent a letter to the South Coast Air Quality Management District urging that SCAQMD adopt Rule 1430 related to metal grinding.
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Thirteen members of the Paramount community applied to join the Air Quality Sub Committee. In the following weeks, each applicant will undergo the interview process with the current committee members and participants.
As part of the ongoing collaborative effort between SCAQMD and the City of Paramount, the Paramount City Council voted 5-0 on January 10 to allocate $50,000 to purchase approximately ten air monitoring devices.
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.
The City of Paramount and the State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Drinking Water have completed a special round of testing to validate that hexavalent chromium is undetected in the City’s water supply. The State of California standard for hexavalent chromium is 10 parts per billion.
The Southern California Air Quality Management District Hearing Board has unanimously approved an order to address and reduce hexavalent chromium emissions at Anaplex Corp., a metal finishing facility in Paramount.
The City of Paramount has a long record of providing high-quality services and programs to its residents, as well as a solid reputation of being business-friendly in an effort to provide a vibrant local employment market.
The City of Paramount has launched a new community resource website for information about environmental quality concerns in town. The website, located at paramountenvironment.org, is a centralized source of information, updates, and links to primary data sources designed to help consolidate answers on a range of questions.
As part of its on-going investigation and monitoring, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) received new test results based on samples taken from the roof of the Anaplex facility.
Los Angeles County and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) teamed up to seek a joint court order against Anaplex Corporation, attempting to immediately reduce its hexavalent chromium emissions.