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EPD convictions in March
     Forty-two convictions were recorded in March 2021 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.
     Two of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, one was under the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance, one was under the Noise Control Ordinance, 23 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 13 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 March, for importing controlled waste without a permit.
Ends/Monday, April 19, 2021
Issued at HKT 15:00
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