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EPD convictions in November
     Fifty-two convictions were recorded in November 2020 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

     Eight of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, four were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 19 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, 19 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     Separately, two companies and one person were fined $20,000, which was the heaviest fine in November, for importing controlled waste without a permit and depositing waste unlawfully.
Ends/Thursday, December 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:30
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