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EPD convictions in January

     Sixty-one convictions were recorded in January 2016 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Nine of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, one was under the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance, 11 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, and 40 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance.

     The heaviest fine in January was $40,000, assessed respectively against two companies that failed to comply with the requirements of a noise abatement notice and imported controlled waste without a permit.

Ends/Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Issued at HKT 12:00


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