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EPD convictions in July

Sixty-one convictions were recorded in July 2019 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

Six of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 15 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, one was under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, two were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 33 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and four were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

The heaviest fine in July was $20,000, assessed against two companies which imported controlled waste without a permit and discharged waste/polluting matter into water control zones.

 
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Thursday, 22 August, 2019