Wed. Nov 25th, 2020

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

Seven convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 10 under the Public Cleansing & Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, and 19 under the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance.

There were also three convictions for illegal waste disposal and one each for noise and water pollution.

The heaviest fine was $15,000 given to a company for importing controlled waste without a permit.

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