EPD convictions in October

Forty-two convictions were recorded in October 2022 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

Fourteen of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, six were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 17 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation and five were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance.

A company was fined $18,000, which was the heaviest fine in October, for failing to take measures to control air pollutant emissions.