Mon. Oct 26th, 2020

The Environmental Protection Department today announced it recorded 41 convictions for pollution offences in August.

Twenty-two convictions were under the Public Cleansing & Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, six were for illegal waste disposal and four for noise.

There were also four convictions under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance, three for air pollution and two for water pollution.

The heaviest fine was $40,000 given to a company for using powered mechanical equipment not in accordance with the conditions of a construction noise permit.

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