Substance found at Stennis determined to be talcum powder

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, MS (WLOX) - WLOX News just heard back from the Navy office at Stennis.  That white powder found in the Navy Fleet Survey team office on Wednesday morning was calcium carbonate, better known as talcum powder.

The five staffers who came in contact with the powder are no longer in quarantine.

Gulfport and Biloxi both sent response teams to the Stennis area today.  It was the Biloxi crew that determined the powder was safe.

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