Twenty-nine EPD convictions in February

     Twenty-nine convictions were recorded last month (February) for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

     Ten of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, five were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 11 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and three were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     The heaviest fine in February was $50,000, assessed against a company that contravened the provisions of a licence.

Ends/Monday, March 18, 2013
Issued at HKT 16:01