Initial tests performed on the suspicious white powder that was discovered in a Lower Manhattan office building indicate that the substance is not hazardous. The Times reports that a total of nine employees of a regional Social Security Office located at 26 Federal Plaza—a building that houses offices for the FBI, the EPA, and other agencies—were given showers and had their clothes bagged after coming into contact with the powder. The substance was found in an envelope, which only one of the individuals handled, according to the paper.
White Powder Found Downtown Believed To Be Non-Hazardous
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