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EPD convictions in May

Ninety-five convictions were recorded in May 2019 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

Eleven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, six were under the Noise Control Ordinance, four were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, 13 were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 60 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and one was under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

The heaviest fine in May was $60,000, assessed against a company which discharged waste/polluting matter into a water control zone.

 
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Tuesday, 18 June, 2019