Police have fired more than 10,000 rounds of tear gas ever since the anti-government protests broke out in Hong Kong in June. Photo: Sam Tsang

Fires on the streets, not tear gas, to blame for dioxins in Hong Kong air, environment minister says

  • Environmental Protection Department has not found any anomalies in the levels of particulate matter in areas where tear gas had been fired since June
  • Chinese University scientist Chan King-ming also says there is no evidence suggesting tear gas will release dioxins in the air
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Police have fired more than 10,000 rounds of tear gas ever since the anti-government protests broke out in Hong Kong in June. Photo: Sam Tsang
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