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

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

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 (clickhere for additional detail).
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

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.

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


















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.