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EPD convictions in February
     One hundred convictions were recorded in February 2023 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.
     Twelve of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, one was under the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance, 12 were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 31 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation, 42 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.
     A company was fined $40,000, which was the heaviest fine in February, for failing to make a billing account application in accordance with the Waste Disposal (Charges for Disposal of Construction Waste) Regulation.
Ends/Friday, March 31, 2023
Issued at HKT 15:00
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