Environmental Protection Department

Environmental Protection Department (EPD) is a department of Hong Kong Government concerning the issues of environmental protection in Hong Kong.The EPD is responsible for developing policies covering environmental protection, nature conservation; enforcing environmental legislation; monitoring environmental quality; providing collection, transfer, treatment and disposal facilities for many types of waste; advising on the environmental implications of town planning and new policies; handling pollution complaints and incidents; and raising awareness and support in the community for environmental initiatives.[1]

Environmental Protection Department
Agency overview
Formed1986; 35 years ago (1986)
Headquarters15 to 16/F Central Government Offices, 4-6 Tim Mei Avenue, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Employees1,620 (March 2008)
Annual budget3,349.4m HKD (2008-09)
Agency executive
  • Ms Anissa SY Wong, JP, Permanent Secretary for the Environment / Director of Environmental Protection
Parent agencyEnvironment Bureau
Environmental Protection Department
Traditional Chinese環境保護署