Flint Town Hall On Water Crisis Will Air Live Nationally Tonight

A sign tells Flint residents that boiling water doesn't remove lead on February 7, 2016 in Flint, Michigan.
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Local NBC affiliate owner Armstrong Williams will provide opening and closing remarks for a Flint, Michigan town hall tonight regarding the city’s ongoing water crisis.

Concerns over water contamination from lead pipes has thousands of Flint residents and businesses using bottled water for daily activities like drinking, cooking, and taking showers. The water crisis has long-term consequences for the health and economic future of the City of Flint.

In a live town hall meeting, a panel of experts will answer questions from the public on what’s being done to provide safe drinking water, who is being held accountable for the decisions that lead to the water crisis, and measures local, state, and federal officials are taking to prevent future problems.

NBC25 WEYI is collaborating with Sinclair Broadcast Group to air the event live nationally from 7pm-8pm.

 

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