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EPD convictions in July
     One hundred and eleven convictions were recorded in July 2020 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Seven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 14 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 44 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, three were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 42 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and one was under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     A company was fined for importing controlled waste without a permit and causing another person to import controlled waste without a permit. A $30,000 fine, which was the heaviest fine in July, was imposed on the company for each of the offences.
Ends/Thursday, September 17, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:00
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