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EPD convictions in February
     Fifty-eight convictions were recorded in February 2018 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).
     Eight of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, four were under the Dumping at Sea Ordinance, four were under the Noise Control Ordinance, three were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 35 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and four were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
     The heaviest fine in February was $25,000, assessed against a company for carrying out prescribed construction work in a designated area without a valid construction noise permit.
Ends/Friday, March 16, 2018
Issued at HKT 12:00
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