Press Releases

Date Press release - Topical issues
EPD awards West Kowloon Transfer Station Second Follow-On Contract and Island West and Island East Transfer Stations Second Follow-On Contract
Illegal discharge of muddy water exposed by EPD's smart surveillance system (with photos)
Commencement notices of legislation concerning producer responsibility scheme on glass beverage containers gazette
Green Tech Fund approves seven projects in second round of applications
EPD launches food waste collection trial scheme in public rental housing estates (with photos)
EPD's arrangement on beverage carton recycling
Sixth round of Countryside Conservation Funding Scheme approves three projects
EPD's response to media enquiries on beverage carton recycling
36th batch of applications approved for trials of green innovative transport technologies under New Energy Transport Fund
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
Four metal recycling sites in Yuen Long convicted of causing environmental nuisance
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index reaches "Serious" level
LegCo Members visit EPD's waste management and resource recovery facilities (with photos)
Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
CCO holds "Retaining the Past" photo and video competition awards presentation ceremony (with photos)
EPD responds to Advisory Council on the Environment's resolution regarding EIA report on partial development of Fanling Golf Course Site
Metal scrap recycling site at Tong Yan San Tsuen in Yuen Long raided by EPD for conducting specified processes without licence
Countryside Conservation Office showcases rural uniqueness at "Future Captured" photo and video exhibition
Construction site contractors in Pok Fu Lam convicted of illegally discharging muddy water
Landfill user giving incorrect information fined
EPD launches public consultation on revision of designated areas associated with construction noise control during night-time and general holidays
SEE views implementation of air change requirement in catering premises (with photos/video)
Session on "Spirit of the President's Important Speech" held by Environment and Ecology Bureau (with photos)
Permanent Secretary for Environment and Ecology (Environment)/Director of Environmental Protection tests positive for COVID-19
EPD to launch the one-stop reliable recycling service GREEN COLLECT
New arrangement on control of noise and exhaust emission for vehicles of 30 years or above
Hong Kong greenhouse gas emission inventory for 2020 released
Government to distribute rapid antigen test kits and KN95 masks to frontline cleaning workers and property management staff working in residential buildings, and waste management and recycling related trade personnel
EPD to enhance service of Reverse Vending Machine Pilot Scheme (with photo)
EPD launches mobile application "EV-Charging Easy" (with photos)
Government enhances Plastic Shopping Bag Charging Scheme and fully implements producer responsibility scheme on glass beverage containers
6x GREEN$ at GREEN@COMMUNITY this month (with photos)
Contractor of construction site in Tsing Yi convicted for contravening Noise Control Ordinance
35th batch of applications approved for trials of green innovative transport technologies under New Energy Transport Fund
Subsidies totalling $84 million approved under Anti-epidemic Subsidy Scheme for the Laundry Trade (Second Round)
Government terminates exemption for classic vehicles and petrol vehicles imported for personal use from noise and air emission regulations
EPD launches public engagement on optimisation of EIAO process
Special allowance for drivers and assistants of drivers of municipal solid waste and domestic sewage collection vehicles to be disbursed under sixth round of Anti-epidemic Fund
ENB to offer nearly 1 000 environmental-related jobs under third round of Green Employment Scheme
T·PARK marks sixth anniversary as development of waste-to-energy facilities becomes a trend
EPD successfully intercepts case of illegal import of waste plastics by sea (with photos)
Metal scrap recycling site in Lau Fau Shan, Yuen Long, convicted for dust emissions causing nuisance
EPD's special announcement on fire in Tsuen Wan West
Continuous effort by EPD to expand and upgrade community recycling network
Latest progress of long-term conservation of Sha Lo Tung through non-in-situ land exchange
Full service resumption of GREEN@COMMUNITY recycling network and GREEN$ electronic participation incentive scheme
Latest arrangements for EPD services
Application for Interim Injunction requiring concrete batching plant at 22 Tung Yuen Street, Yau Tong to cease operation
Vegetable chain stall in Yau Ma Tei convicted again for causing noise annoyance when playing promotional recordings
Government welcomes Council for Sustainable Development's report on control of single-use plastics
Countryside Conservation Office launches "Back to Our Countryside" campaign
EPD refuses licence renewal application of concrete batching plant at 20 Tung Yuen Street, Yau Tong
EPD takes stringent enforcement action against operation of concrete batching plant
ENB and EPD participate in distribution of anti-epidemic service bags
SEN visits mobile vaccination station operating in form of electric vaccination vehicle (with photos)
EPD distributes rapid antigen test kits and anti-epidemic proprietary Chinese medicines to personnel of recycling trade
Anti-epidemic subsidy scheme for frontline recycling staff under Recycling Fund launched
Proposed sewerage works for Yuen Long South Development Stage 1 Works and Stage 2 Works, Phase 1 authorised
Government to provide rapid antigen test kits and KN95 masks to frontline cleaning workers and property management staff working in residential buildings
EPD strives to support staff of landfills and refuse transfer stations in fighting against epidemic (with photo)
EPD proactively co-ordinates and conducts "restriction-testing declaration" operations in "restricted area" (with photos/video)
EPD distributes rapid antigen tests kits to personnel of refuse collection and recycling trade
Anti-epidemic Subsidy Scheme for the Laundry Trade (Second Round) opens for application
Fifth round of Countryside Conservation Funding Scheme
ENB driver tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
ENB responds to media enquiries
ENB driver tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
Latest arrangements for services of EPD
34th batch of applications approved for trials of green innovative transport technologies under New Energy Transport Fund
EPD successfully intercepts three cases of illegal import of contaminated aluminium scrap by sea
Motor driver of Environmental Protection Department tests
Latest arrangements for services of EPD
Appeal against rejection of licence renewal of concrete batching plant dismissed
Hong Kong's air quality in 2021
EPD to launch 2022 Peach Blossom Trees Recycling Programme
EPD to develop new waste-to-energy facilities to gradually phase out landfills
Community recycling network GREEN@COMMUNITY continues to enhance services (with photos)
Latest arrangements for EPD public facilities
Unlicensed collector and person-in-charge of open-air storage site convicted of illegally
Date Press release - Grading of beach water quality
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Grading of beach water quality released
Date Press release - Prosecution statistics
Prosecution Statistics in September
Prosecution Statistics in August
Prosecution Statistics in July
Prosecution Statistics in June
Prosecution Statistics in May
Prosecution Statistics in April
Prosecution Statistics in March
Prosecution Statistics in February
Prosecution Statistics in January
Prosecution Statistics in December
Date Press release - List of environmental impact assessment studies
List of environmental impact assessments in third quarter of 2022 released
List of environmental impact assessments in first quarter of 2022 released
List of environmental impact assessments in first quarter of 2022 released
List of environmental impact assessments in fourth quarter of 2021 released
Date Press releases / news articles issued by other authorities
Ombudsman commends public organisations and public officers who provided excellent service during pandemic (with photo)
Chairman of Council for Sustainable Development welcomes "The Chief Executive's 2022 Policy Address"
Eight projects approved for funding under Sustainable Development Fund
SDC submits public engagement report on control of single-use plastics to Government (with photo)