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EPD convictions in November
     Forty-two convictions were recorded in November 2017 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Thirteen of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, one was under the Dumping at Sea Ordinance, seven were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 18 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and three were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     The heaviest fine in November was $90,000, assessed in three convictions against a company for failing to comply with the requirements of a noise abatement notice and two construction site contractors for illegally discharging wastewater.
Ends/Thursday, December 14, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:00
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