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Paramount - Compliance & Enforcement Activity

Notices of Violation

The following Notices of Violation were issued after the start of the special monitoring efforts in the fall of 2016 to investigate sources of odors and hexavalent chromium in the Paramount area.

All items are listed in reverse chronological order by issue date.

Aerocraft Heat Treating Company, Inc.

NOV #

issue Date

Violation
Date

Description of Violation

P66904 (PDF) 12/8/2017  10/1/2016 Failure to submit quarter 2 QCER with accurate emissions.
P64525 (PDF) 11/16/17  10/19/2017 Failure to operate permitted pm control device in accordance with the manufacturer supplied written materials to ensure proper operating condition. Failure to maintain the pressure drop across the HEPA filters between 6.0 and 8.0 inches of water column.
P63160
(PDF)
 1/6/2017 11/3/2014 1) Operating A Cooling Tower With Circulation Water Exceeding 0.15 mg/L Hexavalent Chromium And Not Testing Every Six Months; 2) Operating A Cooling Tower Used For Evaporative Cooling Of Process Water Containing Chromium Without A SCAQMD Permit.
P64520
(PDF)

 

12/1/2016

 

10/27/2016

 

Discharging from Aerocraft Heat Treating Co Inc air contaminants, specifically hexavalent chromium, a known human carcinogen, which endanger the health of the public.

 

Anaplex Corp

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description of Violation

P66473 (PDF)  11/9/2018 10/1/2018 Failure to comply with Housekeeping, Maintenance and Roof Cleaning Plan, Section 3.2 and 7.3, failure to clean all roof surfaces on a monthly basis
P66471 (PDF)  10/26/2018 10/1/2018 (1) Failure to conduct source test within time period of initial startup as granted by Executive Officer. (2) Failure to comply with Housekeeping, Maintenance and Roof Cleaning Plan, section 4.1.3.2, use of compressed air outside of permanent total enclosure or booth vented to HEPA. (3) Failure to comply with Housekeeping, Maintenance and Roof Cleaning Plan, section 4.1.3.3, making compressed air available outside of permanent total enclosure or booth vented to HEPA.
 

P64529 (PDF) 12/18/2017 11/26/2017 Failure to thoroughly survey the effected facility components for the presence of asbestos prior to starting renovation of the roof.
P64522 
(PDF)
4/28/2017
2/2/2017
Failure to submit on or before February 1 the 2016 Ongoing Compliance Status & Emissions Report
P64521
(PDF)
12/9/2016
12/7/2016
Failure to comply with permit conditions. Failure to maintain daily operating records on site.
P64519
(PDF)
11/29/2016 7/2/2013 Discharging from Anaplex Corp air contaminants, specifically hexavalent chromium, a known human carcinogen, which endanger the health of the public.Operating sparging and pickling tanks contrary to permit conditions. Installing or altering equipment which emits air contaminants without prior written authorization from SCAQMD. Air sparging a chromic acid anodizing tank when electroplating is not occurring.

Carlton Forge Works

NOV #

Issue  
Date 

Violation
Date 

Description Of Violation

P65223 (PDF) 10/5/2018 10/4/2018 Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P60289
(PDF)
10/18/2017 10/13/2017 Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P63767
(PDF)
9/21/2017 9/21/2017 Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65055
(PDF)
9/13/2017  9/11/2017 Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65212
(PDF)
9/12/2017  9/12/2017 Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65211
(PDF)
9/1/2017 8/29/2017  Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65209
(PDF)
6/8/2017
6/8/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P63764
(PDF)
5/31/2017
5/31/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P63763
(PDF)
5/25/2017
5/25/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P61738
(PDF) 
5/5/2017
3/30/2017
Failed to monitor all natural gas fuel lines to 39 process unit furnaces
P65208
(PDF)
4/7/2017
4/7/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65207
(PDF)
4/6/2017
4/7/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P63760
(PDF)
4/4/2017
4/5/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65206
(PDF)
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P60279
(PDF)
2/24/2017
3/3/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P60278
(PDF)
2/23/2017
3/3/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65205
(PDF)
2/16/2017
2/17/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P63759
(PDF)
2/10/2017
2/7/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P63758
(PDF)
2/9/2017
2/9/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65204
(PDF)
2/3/2017
2/2/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65203
(PDF)
1/27/2017
1/26/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P65202
(PDF)
1/27/2017
1/24/2017
Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P52999
(PDF)
1/20/2017   1/13/2017 Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.
P52998 
(PDF)

 

12/9/2016

 

12/8/2016

 

Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.


Golden State Engineering

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description Of Violation

P63714
(PDF)

 

12/12/2016

 

11/21/2016

 

Operating equipment without a valid permit to operate.

 


Lubeco Inc.

NOV #
Issue
Date
Violation
Date
Description Of Violation
P64524
(PDF)
8/11/2017 7/13/2017 Failure to conduct cleanup operations in a manner that minimizes fugitive emissions of atomized paint particles, specifically by failing to encapsulate aluminum foil protective coverings contaminated with primers or coatings containing chromium that are intended to be disposed of in a bag or container before removing from spray booths. Failure to operate the spray booth in compliance with R1469.1, specifically cleanup operations per R1469.1(d)(7)
P66001
(PDF)
 6/30/2017 5/22/2017 Discharging air contaminants, specifically, hexavalent chromium, a known human carcinogen, which causes injury, detriment, nuisance, or annoyance to any considerable number of persons or to the public, or which endanger the comfort, repose, health or safety of any such persons or the public, or which cause, or have a natural tendency to cause injury or damage to business or property.


Paramount Petroleum

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description Of Violation

P61520
10/21/2016
10/4/2016
Inspection found vapor leak greater than 50,000 ppm VOC.
P61519
10/4/2016
8/26/2016
1) Emissions greater than 500 ppm VOC found from wastewater system. 
2) Inspection found vapor leak greater than 50,000 ppm VOC. 
3) Open ended line found in light service.
P61518
8/17/2016 10/4/2016  1) Inspection found vapor leak greater than 50,000 ppm VOC. 2) Inspection found vapor leak greater than 500 ppm VOC. 3) Emissions greater than 500 ppm VOC found from wastewater system.

Press Forge

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description Of Violation

P65225 (PDF) 10/24/2018   10/24/1018 Venting the total enclosures for metal grinding operations to an emission control device which does not meet the requirements of R1430(e); Venting the emissions for metal grinding operations to an emission control device which does not meet the requirements of R1430(e);
P65859 (PDF) 10/23/2018 10/22/2018 Operation of a metal forging facility in a manner that generated fugitive metallic odors that created a public nuisance.


Pro Cast Industries

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description Of Violation

P63713
(PDF)
12/12/2016  11/3/2016
Operating a wax burnout kiln without a permit to operate. Failure to demonstrate compliance with the applicable emission limit in Table 1 of Rule 1147 by the compliance date.
P63712
(PDF)

 

11/5/2016

 

11/3/2016

 

Operating crucible without a permit to operate.

 


S. T. & I., Inc.

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description Of Violation

P63510 
(PDF)    
1/27/2017     5/5/2015 Failure to prevent pH value of chemical scrubber from falling below 10.

Weber Metals, Inc.

NOV #

Issue
Date

Violation
Date

Description Of Violation

P65072
(PDF)
12/21/2018 12/21/2018  Failure to apply for permits for existing separate grinding operations subject to R1430 and/or associated air pollution control devices.
P65226
(PDF) 
12/4/2018  12/4/2018 Failure to apply for permits for existing separate grinding operations subject to R1430 and/or associated air pollution control devices.
 
P65224
(PDF) 
10/19/2018  10/24/2018 Failure to apply for permits for 3 existing separate grinding operations subject to R1430 and/or associated air pollution control devices.

















Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.

Discharging such quantities of air contaminants which caused nuisance to a considerable number of persons or to the public.



























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