EPD convictions in December

Fifty-nine convictions were recorded in December 2020 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

Six of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, six were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 33 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 11 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

A company was fined $50,000, which was the heaviest fine in December, for failing to deliver chemical waste to reception point or dispose of the waste at a licensed disposal site.


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