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21-09-2017
Date Press release - Topical issues
21-09-2017 Mong Kok commercial building owner convicted for causing noise nuisance at night
21-09-2017 Surveillance camera system used in successful prosecution of driver for illegal disposal of renovation waste
20-09-2017 Construction contractor in Tseung Kwan O convicted for illegally carrying out works at night
19-09-2017 Non-registered contractor and house owner convicted for illegal removal of asbestos roofs
19-09-2017 Renovation worker convicted and fined for illegal disposal of construction waste in Yuen Long
17-09-2017 Government continues to tackle suspension of waste paper collection by some recyclers
17-09-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
16-09-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
15-09-2017 Government action in response to suspension of waste paper collection by some recyclers
12-09-2017 Owner and staff of Yuen Long vehicle battery company convicted for illegal handling of waste battery
12-09-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index reaches "Serious" Level
11-09-2017 EPD to hold two public engagement forums on review of Air Quality Objectives
06-09-2017 Government to take contingency measures in light of possible suspension of waste paper collection by recyclers
02-09-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
01-09-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
31-08-2017 Sixth meeting of Hong Kong/Guangdong Joint Liaison Group on Combating Climate Change held in Hong Kong (with photos)
30-08-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
29-08-2017 SEN visits Wong Tai Sin District (with photos)
25-08-2017 DSD repairs broken sewer
24-08-2017 Government closely monitors oil spill incident in Mainland
24-08-2017 Kwun Tong restaurant convicted for illegal wastewater discharge
22-08-2017 EPD strictly combats illegal import and handling of hazardous electronic waste (with photos)
22-08-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
21-08-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
18-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
18-08-2017 Two construction companies heavily fined $200,000 for illegally causing heavily contaminated sediment leaking into sea
17-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
16-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
15-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
15-08-2017 Tuen Mun construction site contractor convicted for illegal discharge of muddy water into communal storm drainage system
14-08-2017 Bakery chain fined after being caught illegally providing plastic shopping bags five times
14-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
13-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
12-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin
11-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin (with photos)
10-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin (with photos)
09-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm stearin (with photos)
08-08-2017 USEN inspects beaches affected by palm oil on Lamma Island (with photos)
08-08-2017 Four importers convicted for illegal import of hazardous e-waste (with photo)
07-08-2017 Progress of cleaning up palm oil
01-08-2017 Land tenant and two dump truck drivers convicted and fined for illegal disposal of construction waste
01-08-2017 Coffee bean roasting factory in Kwai Chung fined twice for causing air pollution nuisance
01-08-2017 Garage owner and collector convicted of illegal handling and collection of waste vehicle batteries (with photo)
30-07-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
29-07-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
25-07-2017 Contractor of Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Project convicted for polluting river channel
18-07-2017 Non-registered contractor and owner of squatter structures convicted for removal of asbestos roofs by themselves
18-07-2017 SEN officiates at opening ceremony of Youth Internship Programme at Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan (with photos)
16-07-2017 SEN to visit Sichuan
11-07-2017 Three restaurants in Kwai Chung fined for causing environmental nuisance by emitting cooking fumes
11-07-2017 Joint operation to combat illegal handling of hazardous electronic waste by recycling sites in Yuen Long (with photos)
10-07-2017 Hong Kong greenhouse gas inventory for 2015 released
07-07-2017 Garage owner, collector and truck driver convicted of illegal handling and collection of waste vehicle batteries
05-07-2017 Recycling site's responsible person jailed for repeated illegal storage of hazardous e-waste (with photos)
26-06-2017 Assessment results of Batch 1 of Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme announced
26-06-2017 Five restaurants in Central and Western District and Southern District fined for emission of excessive cooking fumes
25-06-2017 International Competition on Second Life for Retired Batteries from Electric Vehicles concludes successfully
22-06-2017 Cheung Sha Wan clinic convicted of illegal disposal of clinical waste including syringes
22-06-2017 Garage owner, recycler, truck driver and porter fined for illegal disposal and collection of chemical waste
20-06-2017 Four importers convicted for illegal import of hazardous e-waste
15-06-2017 Non-in-situ land exchange agreed to promote long-term conservation of Sha Lo Tung
12-06-2017 SEN conducts home visits under "Celebrations for All" project in North District (with photos)
12-06-2017 Demolition contractor convicted for illegal removal of asbestos cement sheets at building rooftop in North Point
11-06-2017 World Environment Day 2017-Zero Carbon Fun Fair encourages community to practise low carbon living and combat climate change (with photos)
11-06-2017 EPD responds to media enquiries about producer responsibility scheme on waste electrical and electronic equipment
06-06-2017 EPD commends organisations with good indoor air quality management (with photos)
06-06-2017 Three importers convicted for illegal import of hazardous e-waste
02-06-2017 Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants (Amendment) Bill 2017 gazetted
31-05-2017 19th batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund
26-05-2017 Over 100 signatory organisations of Waste Check Charter commended for promoting waste reduction (with photos)
26-05-2017 EPD launches second video series of "Clean Air and You"
25-05-2017 Contractors convicted for causing noise nuisance by carrying out construction works during restricted hours at night
25-05-2017 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network results for 2016 released
23-05-2017 Two importers convicted for illegal import of hazardous e-waste (with photos)
23-05-2017 Pillar Point Valley Restored Landfill's contractor convicted for contravening Water Pollution Control Regulations
19-05-2017 Additional site under short-term tenancy leased to support development of recycling industry
18-05-2017 Non-registered contractor fined for illegal removal of asbestos cement sheets in Sham Shui Po
18-05-2017 Upstairs Taoist shrine in Hung Hom convicted for smoke emission
15-05-2017 Commemorative postcards, special postmark and stamps to be issued for first anniversary of T·PARK (with photos)
10-05-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
09-05-2017 Inter-departmental efforts in combating illegal collection of hazardous electronic waste result in successful prosecutions against recycling site operators and workmen
06-05-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
05-05-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
04-05-2017 HKAEE and HKGOC honour businesses for achieving environmental excellence (with photos)
04-05-2017 Contractors convicted and fined for illegal disposal of construction waste at Pik Sha Road, Sai Kung
04-05-2017 Environmental Protection Department to organise second public forum on municipal solid waste charging
29-04-2017 ECC organises Green Fun Day on Lamma Island to promote environmental awareness (with photos)
27-04-2017 Restaurant in Mong Kok and construction site in Tseung Kwan O convicted for causing noise nuisance at nighttime
25-04-2017 Recycling site operator, exporter and lorry driver convicted and fined for illegal collection and export of waste lead-acid batteries
24-04-2017 Hong Kong emission inventory for 2015 published
20-04-2017 Operator of biodiesel plant convicted for illegal wastewater discharge
20-04-2017 Man convicted and fined for occupying illegal tin-sheet structures in Lut Chau SSSI, Yuen Long
17-04-2017 EPD to hold two public forums on municipal solid waste charging
13-04-2017 Tightening vehicle emission standards in phases starting from July 1
13-04-2017 SEN visits Kowloon City District (with photos)
12-04-2017 HKHS' contractor, sub-contractor and transportation company convicted for illegal disposal of construction waste
11-04-2017 EPD strictly combats illegal import of waste printed circuit boards and other hazardous electronic waste (with photo)
11-04-2017 Renovation worker convicted for illegal disposal of construction waste on government land in Tsuen Wan following report from public
06-04-2017 Four successful prosecutions by EPD against illegal disposal of construction and renovation waste found in blitz operations
04-04-2017 Construction waste disposal charges to be adjusted on April 7
03-04-2017 Construction contractor convicted for illegal wastewater discharge on the Peak
31-03-2017 All gazetted beaches continue to meet Water Quality Objective (with photos)
30-03-2017 Two drug stores convicted for illegally providing free plastic shopping bags
30-03-2017 New first registration tax concessions for electric vehicles to begin on April 1
30-03-2017 Construction company convicted for illegally carrying out works at night
30-03-2017 SEN attends Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (with photos)
29-03-2017 Fraudulent email related to EPD
29-03-2017 SEN to visit Macau
28-03-2017 EPD responds to media report on HZMB Hong Kong Link Road reclamation works
28-03-2017 Qualifying standards for environment-friendly commercial vehicles to remain unchanged for 2017-18
28-03-2017 Traders convicted for illegal import of waste printed circuit boards (with photo)
23-03-2017 Recycling shop and truck driver convicted for illegally collecting waste car batteries
23-03-2017 Appointments to new term of Steering Committee of Pilot Green Transport Fund
21-03-2017 Company convicted and fined for illegally handling and exporting waste lead-acid batteries
20-03-2017 Implementation arrangements for municipal solid waste charging (with photo)
16-03-2017 Jordan clinic convicted of mixing clinical waste with general refuse
14-03-2017 First conviction for using non-road mobile machinery that failed to meet emission standard
13-03-2017 Contractors convicted and fined for illegally carrying out construction work at night
07-03-2017 Inter-departmental efforts in combating illegal collection of hazardous e-waste result in successful prosecutions against recycling site operators
07-03-2017 Importer fined for importing hairspray with excessive volatile organic compounds
06-03-2017 Yuen Long Community Green Station officially opened today (with photos)
05-03-2017 Second batch of Community Involvement Projects for Municipal Solid Waste charging launched (with photos)
01-03-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
28-02-2017 18th batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund
22-02-2017 EPD responds to media reports on alleged violation of EIA Ordinance by HZMB Hong Kong Link Road reclamation works
22-02-2017 New first registration tax concessions for electric vehicles
21-02-2017 Kwun Tong Community Green Station officially opens today
17-02-2017 Amendment Regulation to tighten vehicle emission standards
17-02-2017 Tenders invited for contracts as Glass Management Contractors
16-02-2017 Two successful prosecutions by EPD against illegal disposal of waste spotted in blitz operations
10-02-2017 Adjustment to provision of litter containers and recycling bins in public places
06-02-2017 Lorry owner convicted of illegal waste disposal in Pui O
24-01-2017 ECC organises Green Lunar New Year Fair to promote "use less, waste less" message (with photos)
24-01-2017 Fourth batch of applications approved under Recycling Fund
23-01-2017 Garage in Wan Chai and illegal waste car batteries collector fined
20-01-2017 Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+ announced (with photos)
17-01-2017 Yuen Long recycling site fined $16,000 for illegal handling of hazardous e-waste
12-01-2017 Companies operating open yard and site manager convicted and fined for illegal collection and storage of waste lead-acid batteries
12-01-2017 Second phase of new vehicle emission test fee to begin on February 1
10-01-2017 Two importers convicted for illegal imports of hazardous e-waste
10-01-2017 Chicken farm owner in Tai Kong Po, Yuen Long, fined $40,000 for illegal discharge of livestock waste
08-01-2017 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
06-01-2017 16th meeting of Hong Kong-Guangdong Joint Working Group on Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection held in Guangzhou
05-01-2017 SEN to visit Guangzhou tomorrow
02-01-2017 T·PARK attracts over 41 000 visitors (with photos)

22-09-2017
Date Press release - Grading of beach water quality
22-09-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
15-09-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
08-09-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
01-09-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
25-08-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
18-08-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
11-08-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
04-08-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
28-07-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
21-07-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
14-07-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
07-07-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
30-06-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
23-06-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
16-06-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
09-06-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
02-06-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
26-05-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
19-05-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
12-05-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
05-05-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
28-04-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
21-04-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
13-04-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
07-04-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
31-03-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
24-03-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
17-03-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
10-03-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
03-03-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
24-02-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
17-02-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
10-02-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
03-02-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
27-01-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
20-01-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
13-01-2017 Grading of beach water quality released
06-01-2017 Grading of beach water quality released

31-07-2017
Date Press release - List of environmental impact assessment studies
31-07-2017 List of environmental impact assessment released
11-04-2017 List of environmental impact assessment released
13-01-2017 List of environmental impact assessment released