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SCAQMD Temporarily Resumes Hexavalent Chromium Monitoring in Paramount

Following South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) suspension of its air quality monitoring efforts in Paramount, the City has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for contract services related to monitoring levels of hexavalent chromium, an airborne industrial metal that is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  While the search for a vendor […]

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New Innovative Permit Requirements for Metal-Related Businesses

The City of Paramount has reported that all 16 metal-related businesses in town are set to receive Administrative Action permits. This new permit program establishes stricter oversight and was developed to address any future potential air quality issues in the City. This program is a first of its kind in California and places the following […]

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AQMD Governing Board Adopts Warehouse Rule to Reduce Air Pollution

On May 7, 2021, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Governing Board adopted Rule 2305, the Warehouse Indirect Source Rule (ISR), requiring warehouses larger than 100,000 square feet to reduce their air pollution emissions or facilitate reductions in the communities where they are located.  Heavy-duty trucks and other cargo equipment that are interconnected […]

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