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78 pollution convictions in Aug

September 19, 2017

The Environmental Protection Department recorded 78 convictions for pollution offences in August.


The convictions were for air, water and noise pollution, dumping at sea, violation of the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance and the Ozone Layer Protection Ordinance, and illegal waste disposal.


The heaviest penalties handed down in the month were $100,000 fines against two construction companies for unlawful dumping in Hong Kong waters.

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