EPD convictions in January

Thirty-one convictions were recorded in January 2024 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

     Five of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, two were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 13 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, eight were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance

     A company was fined $41,000, which was the heaviest fine in January, for failing to comply with the requirements of a noise abatement notice.