Vice Mayor Diane Martinez, Council Member Daryl Hofmeyer, and Assistant City Manager Kevin Chun presented the recommended zoning code amendments to the full City Council on Tuesday, December 12.
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Monthly Water Testing – March Results
The samples taken at the beginning of March indicate a level of 0.279 ug/l. This result well below California’s Maximum Contaminant Level of 10 ug/l.
Aerocraft Ordered to Suspend Some Operations for Third Time
Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc. has been ordered to shut down all metal processing equipment and operations with the potential to emit the toxic compound hexavalent chromium. This is the third time since the order was adopted that Aerocraft has had to curtail operations due to exceeding the threshold in the order.
New Rules Aid Air Quality in Paramount
In a move supported by the Paramount City Council and active voices in the Paramount community, the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Governing Board today adopted a measure that will reduce metal particulate emissions, some of which are air toxic contaminants, from metal grinding and metal cutting operations at forging facilities.
Monthly Water Testing – February Results
The samples taken at the beginning of February indicate a level of 0.21 ug/l; this amount is well below the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 10 ug/l for the State of California.
“Policy Decisions Demand Good Data” By Paramount Mayor Daryl Hofmeyer
Ms. Lappin, a teacher in the Paramount Unified School District, recently wrote a guest commentary entitled “We’re ill-served by state pollution regulators.” The City feels a responsibility to clarify some key facts that were made in the piece.
Second Curtailment of Aerocraft Emissions
Aerocraft Heat Treating Company was ordered to shut down all metal processing equipment and operations with the potential to emit the toxic compound hexavalent chromium by midnight of last night.
Monthly Water Testing – January Results
Based off samples taken on January 23, 2017, there has been no change in the level of hexavalent chromium of 0.09 ug/l, which is less than the detection limit of 1 part per billion (ppb) for drinking water.
Anaplex Emissions Result in Curtailment
Anaplex Corporation has violated the terms of its abatement order to mitigate hexavalent chromium emissions: on January 31, 2017, one of the SCAQMD monitors located near Anaplex detected a reading of 15.17 nanograms per cubic meter.
Paramount Continues Aggressive Response to SCAQMD Air Quality Findings
On January 24, the City Council unanimously voted to extend the moratorium on all metal-related businesses within Paramount for an additional six months.