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EPD convictions in October
     Fifty-eight convictions were recorded in October 2017 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Eleven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 12 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 33 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     The heaviest fine in October was $30,000, assessed against a construction company for using powered mechanical equipment without a valid construction noise permit and a clinic for improper disposal of clinical waste.
Ends/Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Issued at HKT 12:00
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