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Michigan Civil Rights Commission to hold hearing on Flint Water Crisis

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FLINT, MI (WNEM) -

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will be looking into the claims of discrimination and racial bias in connection with the Flint water crisis.

The commission will be holding a public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Northbank Center, located at 432 N. Saginaw Street in Flint.

Three panels of experts on the field of environmental justice and people with insight on the role it may have played  in the water crisis will be testifying.

The hearing is set to begin at 3 p.m. The commissioners will open the discussion to public comment at 6:30 p.m.

This is the third commission hearing on the Flint water crisis.

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