The City of Paramount has received inquiries from residents about a “Proposition 65 Notification” that was sent to a defined area in town in January.
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The four metal forging facilities in Paramount – Carlton Forge Works, Press Forge, Mattco Forge, and Weber Metals – are now in compliance with SCAQMD’s Rule 1430 requirements.
The City will continue to closely monitor the three businesses’ progress toward reducing air emissions.
To be thorough and factual about the information being conveyed to the public, the City of Paramount inquired with SCAQMD about the nature of the four Public Health Directives issued in August 2017.
In September 2017, a Paramount resident spoke at a Paramount City Council meeting about witnessing a metal forging company in the southern industrial region of town performing pressure washing on its rooftop.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has issued Public Health Directives to four Paramount metal companies: Carlton Forge Works, Mattco Forge, Press Forge, and Weber Metals.
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.