EPD convictions in April

Sixty-two convictions were recorded in April 2024 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

Seven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, five were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 13 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, 32 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and five were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

A company was fined $35,000, which was the heaviest fine in April, for failing to comply with air pollution abatement notice.