In light of Paramount’s recently adopted Climate Action Plan (CAP), the City has sprung into action by updating its fleet with a new electric vehicle. In early August, the Planning Department’s gasoline-powered car, used for building inspections, was replaced with an electric vehicle. An additional four EVs are anticipated to arrive in early 2022 and […]
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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 […]
The City of Paramount has been named a 2020 recipient of two Beacon Awards from the Institute for Local Government (ILG), a Platinum Level for Sustainability Best Practices for its ongoing environmental efforts and a Gold Level Spotlight for achieving an 18% reduction in community greenhouse gas emissions.
The City of Paramount is currently participating as a Member City in one of COG’s latest initiatives: the Climate Action Planning (CAP) Framework.