EPD convictions in January


     Twenty-seven convictions were recorded in January 2020 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD).

     Three of the convictions were under the Noise Control Ordinance, one was under the Ozone Layer Protection Ordinance, 15 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, one was under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, four were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance and three were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     One company was fined $40,000, which was the heaviest fine in January, for importing or exporting ozone-depleting substances without a licence.

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