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EPD convictions in September

Forty-eight convictions were recorded in September 2017 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

Eight of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, four were under the Noise Control Ordinance, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 33 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

The heaviest fine in September was $70,000, assessed against a company for failing to comply with the requirements of a noise abatement notice.

 
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