Thirty-eight EPD convictions in February

     Thirty-eight 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, nine were under the Noise Control Ordinance, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance and 18 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance.

     The heaviest fine in February was $30,000, assessed against a company that failed to comply with the requirements of a noise abatement notice.

Ends/Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Issued at HKT 16:00