EPD convictions in December


     Sixty-one convictions were recorded in December 2019 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Eleven of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, nine were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 18 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, 19 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and four were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     A company was fined $25,000, which was the heaviest fine in December, for contravening the provisions of a licence.

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