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Prosecution Statistics in March

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

Three of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, six were under the Noise Control Ordinance, four were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance; 45 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and one was under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

The heaviest fine in March was $50,000, assessed against a clinic for improper disposal of clinical waste.

 
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