EPD convictions in May

     Seventy-three convictions were recorded in May 2021 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.
     Six of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, three were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 43 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, four were under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, 14 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and three were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
     A company was fined $24,000, which was the heaviest fine in May, for failing to take measures to control air pollutant emissions.

Ends/Monday, June 21, 2021
Issued at HKT 15:00