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19-10-2019
Date Press release - Topical issues
19-10-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index reached "Serious" Level
18-10-2019 EPD launches Countryside Conservation Funding Scheme
16-10-2019 First recycling site convicted for illegal disposal of waste REE
15-10-2019 ENB prepares pilot subsidy scheme for electric vehicle charging-enabling infrastructure in car parks of private residential buildings (with photos)
14-10-2019 EPD successfully intercepts five cases of illegal import of waste by sea and air (with photos)
14-10-2019 Main contractor of construction site in Wong Chuk Hang convicted for illegal discharge of wastewater
13-10-2019 SEN visits smart city energy laboratory and waste-to-energy facility in Copenhagen (with photos)
12-10-2019 SEN attends C40 Steering Committee meeting in Copenhagen (with photos)
11-10-2019 SEN discusses experience in mitigating climate change in Copenhagen (with photos)
10-10-2019 SEN begins Copenhagen visit (with photos)
30-09-2019 AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co Limited convicted of not informing customer about its statutory obligation
30-09-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
27-09-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
25-09-2019 Air Quality Health Index will remain higher than normal this week
24-09-2019 Hong Kong School of Motoring convicted again of discharging substandard wastewater
19-09-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
17-09-2019 Public report helps EPD make successful prosecution against driver for illegal waste disposal
13-09-2019 EPD awards service contract for treatment and recycling of washing machines
10-09-2019 Works companies convicted of marine pollution due to malpractice
09-09-2019 EPD successfully intercepts two cases of hazardous waste imported by air (with photo)
08-09-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
07-09-2019 Air Quality Health Index will remain higher than normal today and tomorrow
03-09-2019 Two companies fined for illegal disposal of waste from their vehicles
29-08-2019 Main contractor and subcontractor of Kai Tak construction site convicted of contravening Noise Control Ordinance
28-08-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
26-08-2019 EPD successfully intercepts two cases of import of hazardous electronic waste by air (with photo)
24-08-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
20-08-2019 Another plastic recycling workshop in New Territories convicted of causing air pollution
20-08-2019 Another bean product factory in New Territories convicted of illegally discharging wastewater late at night
19-08-2019 Second phase of "Plastic-Free Takeaway, Use Reusable Tableware" saves over 1 million sets of disposable tableware
16-08-2019 SEN officiates at closing ceremony of Youth Internship Programme at Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan (with photos)
15-08-2019 SEN visits youth programme interns working in Wolong (with photos)
15-08-2019 Works contractors convicted for illegally carrying out renovation works and generating noise at late night
14-08-2019 SEN observes conservation of giant pandas in Wolong, Sichuan (with photos)
14-08-2019 SEN to visit Sichuan
13-08-2019 Successful prosecutions by EPD for five cases of illegal waste disposal
12-08-2019 EPD awards design, build and operate contract for O·PARK2
09-08-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
08-08-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
06-08-2019 Three persons and company fined for illegal waste disposal involving use of vehicles
01-08-2019 Contractor of construction site in Tseung Kwan O convicted of contravening Noise Control Ordinance
31-07-2019 Hong Kong greenhouse gas inventory for 2017 released
30-07-2019 Two more open recycling sites convicted of illegal storage of chemical waste
23-07-2019 Two plastic recycling workshops in Yuen Long and Tuen Mun convicted for contravening noise and air pollution control
23-07-2019 Environment and Conservation Fund approved 156 projects in 2018-19
19-07-2019 26th batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund
18-07-2019 Air Quality Health Index will remain higher than normal today and tomorrow
17-07-2019 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach Serious Level
16-07-2019 Landfill user giving incorrect information fined
16-07-2019 Bonnie Vegetables and Fruit Wholesale Limited and its director convicted again for causing noise annoyance in branches
15-07-2019 SEN leads delegation on Foshan visit to attend exchange session on green circular economy in Guangdong-HK-Macao Greater Bay Area (with photos)
14-07-2019 SEN to lead delegation on visit to Foshan
12-07-2019 Public consultation on Air Quality Objectives review launched
08-07-2019 Successful prosecutions by EPD for two cases of illegal waste disposal following blitz operation
04-07-2019 Steering Group discusses views collected in public engagement on improved designs for recycling and refuse collection facilities in public places
02-07-2019 Sun Fat Heung Food Product Limited at Pat Heung, Yuen Long convicted of illegally discharging wastewater into river twice (with photo)
02-07-2019 Court convictions secured in two cases of illegal waste disposal
27-06-2019 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network results for 2018 released
27-06-2019 Hong Kong Air Pollutant Emission Inventory for 2017 published
26-06-2019 SEN to visit Guangzhou tomorrow
25-06-2019 Importer of paint convicted and fined for importing paint with excessive volatile organic compounds
25-06-2019 EPD successfully intercepts two cases of import of hazardous waste by air and by sea (with photos)
20-06-2019 Coastal clean-up activities jointly performed by EPD and relevant authorities of Guangdong Province (with photos)
20-06-2019 Operator of vehicle repair garage in Wong Tai Sin convicted and fined for illegal handling of spent lubricating oil
20-06-2019 Unlicensed collector and illegal recycler fined for illegal handling of spent lubricating oil
18-06-2019 Court convictions secured in three cases of illegal waste disposal
17-06-2019 Contractor of construction site in Tung Chung convicted for contravening Noise Control Ordinance
10-06-2019 EPD successfully intercepts three cases of import of hazardous electronic waste by air and by sea (with photos)
09-06-2019 Plastic-free Fun Fair celebrates World Environment Day and World Oceans Day 2019 (with photos)
30-05-2019 Three cases of illegal removal of asbestos fined
28-05-2019 Recycling site in Yuen Long convicted again for illegal storage of hazardous electronic waste
27-05-2019 Wan Chai branch of Bonnie Vegetables and Fruit Wholesale Limited convicted for causing noise nuisance
27-05-2019 Two renovation works contractors convicted for illegally carrying out renovation works at night and on holidays
24-05-2019 SEN concludes Singapore visit (with photos)
23-05-2019 SEN visits renewable energy and waste treatment facilities in Singapore (with photos)
22-05-2019 SEN witnesses signing of MoU between Hong Kong and Singapore (with photos)
20-05-2019 SEN to visit Singapore
14-05-2019 Medical institution convicted for repeated illegal transport of clinical waste
07-05-2019 Two vehicle owners fined for illegal disposal of waste from goods vehicles
30-04-2019 Tenders invited for provision of services for treatment and recycling of washing machines
29-04-2019 HKAEE and HKGOC honour businesses for achieving environmental excellence (with photos)
29-04-2019 China Road and Bridge Corporation convicted for illegal use of powered mechanical equipment to carry out construction works at night
26-04-2019 EPD and United States collaborate on successful prosecution of illegal export of hazardous electronic waste to Hong Kong (with photos)
18-04-2019 Unlicensed waste batteries collector and two garage owners convicted for contravening Waste Disposal Ordinance
18-04-2019 Successful prosecution against shipping company that illegally dumped substances into sea by EPD following public report
16-04-2019 EPD successfully intercepts import of hazardous electronic waste from United States by air (with photo)
16-04-2019 Illegal disposal of corrugated asbestos sheets exposed by EPD's surveillance camera system
15-04-2019 Three restaurants in Western District and Wan Chai fined for illegally emitting excessive cooking fumes
09-04-2019 Six more persons convicted for illegal disposal of waste
09-04-2019 EPD successfully prosecutes three importers for illegal import of hazardous electronic waste (with photo)
09-04-2019 EPD responds to media enquiries on malfunction of Air Purification System of Central - Wan Chai Bypass
08-04-2019 All gazetted beaches continue to meet Water Quality Objective (with photos)
08-04-2019 Foresoon Engineering Company Limited convicted two times for not providing statutory removal service
02-04-2019 Temporary closure of Deep Water Bay Beach in Southern District
02-04-2019 Convictions secured in several cases of illegal waste disposal (with photos)
02-04-2019 Pet hospice services company in Kwai Chung convicted for illegal installation of cremators
02-04-2019 KY Family Practice in Kwai Chung convicted for illegal disposal of clinical waste
02-04-2019 Landfill user fined
01-04-2019 First conviction for illegal transhipment of goods containing asbestos materials by shipping company
01-04-2019 Appointments to new term of Steering Committee of Pilot Green Transport Fund announced
28-03-2019 SEN attends Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (with photos)
28-03-2019 Reports from consumers help EPD make successful prosecutions against three electrical equipment sellers
28-03-2019 Residential unit agent and renovation contractor convicted of illegal asbestos demolition works
28-03-2019 Successful prosecution against illegal construction waste disposal by EPD following public report
27-03-2019 EPD responds to media enquiries on glass bottle recycling
27-03-2019 SEN to visit Macao tomorrow
26-03-2019 Two plastic recycling workshops convicted for contravening noise and air pollution control
26-03-2019 25th batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund
26-03-2019 Videos from public help EPD make successful prosecutions against illegal construction waste disposal
21-03-2019 Large-scale maintenance works for Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works completed
19-03-2019 Electrical equipment seller convicted of five charges under Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance
19-03-2019 EPD makes three successful prosecutions against illegal waste disposal in Yuen Long
19-03-2019 SEN visits Yuen Long District (with photos)
05-03-2019 Two vehicle owners fined for illegal disposal of construction waste using goods vehicles
05-03-2019 Kwai Tsing Community Green Station officially opens (with photos)
04-03-2019 Three contractors convicted for illegally carrying out construction works on Sunday
28-02-2019 SEN visits North District (with photos)
26-02-2019 EPD successfully prosecutes five importers for illegal import of hazardous electronic waste (with photos)
26-02-2019 China State Construction Engineering convicted for illegal discharge of substandard wastewater at its construction site on Ma On Shan Road
19-02-2019 EPD and Tung Wah Group of Hospitals sign funding agreement to revitalise Tseung Kwan O Landfill (with photos)
19-02-2019 Hong Kong School of Motoring in Siu Lek Yuen convicted again for discharging substandard wastewater
14-02-2019 Operating company of Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong convicted for discharging substandard wastewater
14-02-2019 Two contractors of Newport Theatre in Mong Kok convicted for illegally carrying out renovation works on holidays
12-02-2019 Contractor convicted and fined for carrying out illegal works in conservation area in Pok Wai, Yuen Long (with photos)
12-02-2019 EPD to launch peach blossom tree recycling service
01-02-2019 First batch of convictions secured under Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance with four REE sellers fined
31-01-2019 EPD and ECC extend Green LNY Fair to all LNY fair venues across the territory
30-01-2019 EPD to revise Indoor Air Quality Objectives on July 1
30-01-2019 Contractors of Harbour Glory construction site in North Point convicted for illegally carrying out construction works on Sunday
29-01-2019 EPD detects illegal import and storage of hazardous electronic waste by importer (with photos)
29-01-2019 Management company of Fu Heng Market in Tai Po convicted for illegal wastewater discharge
29-01-2019 "Plastic-Free Takeaway, Use Reusable Tableware" pilot programme saves over 1 million sets of disposable tableware
28-01-2019 First Registration Tax concessions for electric private cars - revision of "One-for-One Replacement" Scheme
25-01-2019 Contractor for Wan Chai commercial building redevelopment project convicted for causing noise nuisance
21-01-2019 SEN visits Kowloon City District
18-01-2019 Building works contractors of Integrated Rehabilitation Services Complex in Kwun Tong convicted for illegally carrying out works on holidays
16-01-2019 Thai restaurant in Kwun Tong convicted for illegal wastewater discharge into storm drain
15-01-2019 Butcher's chain stall Hundred Year Food Limited convicted for causing noise nuisance and obstructing enforcement officer
15-01-2019 E. Tech Management (HK) Limited convicted of improper storage of chemical waste (with photo)
14-01-2019 Building construction site in Sai Ying Pun convicted of using powered mechanical equipment to carry out works on Sunday
14-01-2019 Successful prosecutions by EPD against contractor and lorry driver for illegal horticultural waste disposal in Tai O
10-01-2019 EPD launches Glass Container Recycling Charter to promote glass bottle recycling (with photos)
08-01-2019 Four chain vegetable and fresh meat shops at Lane-Square in Tai Po convicted for repeatedly causing noise nuisance
02-01-2019 EPD to tighten qualifying standards for environment-friendly commercial vehicles from April 2019
01-01-2019 Vessels required to use compliant fuel within Hong Kong waters from today
01-01-2019 Amendment regulation to control air pollutant emissions from non-road vehicles comes into effect

18-10-2019
Date Press release - Grading of beach water quality
18-10-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
11-10-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
04-10-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
27-09-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
20-09-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
13-09-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
06-09-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
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16-08-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
09-08-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
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26-07-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
19-07-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
12-07-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
05-07-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
28-06-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
21-06-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
14-06-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
06-06-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
31-05-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
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26-04-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
18-04-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
12-04-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
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29-03-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
22-03-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
15-03-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
08-03-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
01-03-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
22-02-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
15-02-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
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25-01-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
18-01-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
11-01-2019 Grading of beach water quality released
04-01-2019 Grading of beach water quality released