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Prosecution Statistics in January

Fifty-two convictions were recorded in January 2017 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

Five of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 13 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 32 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

The heaviest fine in January was $60,000, assessed against a company that imported controlled waste without a permit.

 
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Wednesday, 15 February, 2017