EPD convictions in December

Thirty-one convictions were recorded in December 2023 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

Seven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, six were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 15 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, and three were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance.

A company was fined $30,000, which was the heaviest fine in December, for failing to comply with air pollution abatement notice.