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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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 […]
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 […]
The City of Paramount has been informed that, due to COVID-19, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has temporarily suspended monitoring of hexavalent chromium.
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has announced modifications to its air monitoring operations during COVID-19.
The City of Paramount recently applied to join a program that would position the community to receive state funding for a community air monitoring campaign and community emission reduction program.
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has removed the air quality monitor located near Lubeco Inc.
City staff have been staying up-to-date on Rules 1407 and 1407.1.
Staff have continued attending meetings hosted by SCAQMD to stay updated on the process.
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