Hong Kong – EPD convictions in July

EPD convictions in July


     Seventy-five convictions were recorded in July 2021 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.
     Five of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, three were under the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance, four were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 46 were under the Public Cleansing and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation and 17 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance.
     A company and a person were involved in different cases of importing controlled waste without a permit. A $15,000 fine, which was the heaviest fine in July, was imposed on the company and the person for each of their offences.