Recommended Pollution Control Clauses for Construction Contracts

4. Air Pollution Control

4.1 Air pollution control - general requirements
4.1.1 The Contractor shall observe and comply with the Air Pollution Control Ordinance and its subsidiary regulations, particularly the Air Pollution Control (Open Burning) Regulation , Air Pollution Control (Construction Dust) Regulation , Air Pollution Control (Non-road Mobile Machinery)(Emission) Regulation , Air Pollution Control (Fuel Restriction) Regulation and Air Pollution Control (Smoke) Regulation.
4.1.2 In addition to the statutory requirements of the Regulations, the Contractor of the public works contracts shall also observe the requirements as set out in the government circulars, including DEVB's TC No, 13/2020 (Timely Application of Temporary Electricity and Water Supply for Public Works Contracts and Wider Use of Electric Vehicles in Public Works Contracts) and  DEVB's TC No. 1/2015 (Emissions Control of NRMM in Capital Works Contracts of Public Works).  
4.1.3 The Contractor shall undertake at all times to prevent dust nuisance and smoke as a result of his activities, and minimise the emission of air pollutants from construction plant and equipment.
4.1.4 The Contractor shall ensure that there will be adequate water supply/storage for dust suppression.
4.1.5 The Contractor shall devise, arrange methods of working and carrying out the works in such a manner so as to minimise dust impacts on the surrounding environment, and shall provide experienced personnel with suitable training to ensure that these methods are implemented.
4.1.6 For better smoke control, the Contractor shall not use diesel hammer for percussive piling
4.1.7 Before the commencement of any work, the Engineer may require the methods of working, plant, equipment and air pollution control system to be used on the site to be made available for inspection and approval to ensure that they are suitable for the project.


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