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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

EPD convictions in October
EPD convictions in October

     Sixty-two convictions were recorded in October 2019 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.     Eleven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 24 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, three were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, four were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 19 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and one was under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.     A company was fined $50,000, which was the heaviest fine in October, for using powered mechanical equipment without a valid construction noise permit.

Ends/Thursday, November 21, 2019Issued at HKT 11:00


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