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EPD convictions in September
     Seventy-one convictions were recorded in September 2019 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).
    Four of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, two were under the Dumping at Sea Ordinance, 10 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 13 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, 35 were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, six were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and one was under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
    A company was fined $16,000, which was the heaviest fine in September, for using powered mechanical equipment not in accordance with the conditions of the relevant construction noise permit.
Ends/Thursday, October 17, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:00
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