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EPD convictions in May
     Sixty-four convictions were recorded in May 2018 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).
     Five of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, one was under the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance, 15 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 39 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and four were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
     The heaviest fine in May was $40,000, assessed against a company which discharged waste or polluting matter into a water control zone.
Ends/Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:00
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