EPD convictions in February

Twenty-nine convictions were recorded in February 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, 10 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, and 11 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance.

A company was fined $20,000, which was the heaviest fine in February, for failing to comply with air pollution abatement notice.