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EPD convictions in January
     Seventy-seven convictions were recorded in January 2018 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).
     Thirteen of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, two were under the Dumping at Sea Ordinance, 11 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 49 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
     The heaviest fine in January was $30,000, assessed against a company and a person respectively for importing controlled waste without a permit.
Ends/Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Issued at HKT 16:00
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