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EPD convictions in June
     One hundred and twenty-three convictions were recorded in June 2020 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Sixteen of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 25 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, one was under the Ozone Layer Protection Ordinance, 49 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, three were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 28 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and one was under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     Separately, two companies were fined $40,000, which was the heaviest fine in June, for importing controlled waste without a permit and carrying out prescribed construction works not in accordance with the conditions of a construction noise permit.
Ends/Monday, July 20, 2020
Issued at HKT 14:00
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