This Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) has been prepared to address the environmental impacts associated with the Renewable Fuels Conversion Project (Project). AltAir has been in partnership with Paramount Petroleum since 2013, when the Paramount Refinery (refinery) began the process of converting portions of their oil refinery into renewable fuels production, under the Original Paramount Petroleum AltAir Renewable Fuels Project (Original Renewable Fuels Project). This SEIR is a subsequent document to the Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) that was prepared for the Original Renewable Fuels Project adopted December 2013 and revised per an Addendum May 2014. In 2018, World Energy purchased AltAir and the refinery, and AltAir became a wholly owned subsidiary of World Energy. Under World Energy, AltAir proposes to complete the conversion of the refinery to manufacturing only renewable fuels at a higher throughput level than the Original Renewable Fuels Project.
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California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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