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Former Flint Mayor, Emergency Manager Questioned At Congressional Hearing

From left, former State EPA administrator Susan Hedman, former Flint, Mich., Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, former Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, and Virginia Tech environmental engineering professor Marc Edwards are sworn in to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, in Washington, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
From left, former State EPA administrator Susan Hedman, former Flint, Mich., Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, former Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, and Virginia Tech environmental engineering professor Marc Edwards are sworn in to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, in Washington, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened for the first of two hearings on the Flint water crisis today. Former Mayor Dayne Walling and former emergency manager Darnell Earley, who were in their positions when the tainted water crisis began, were scheduled to appear at the hearing. Here & Now‘s Robin Young checks in with Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network about what was learned at the hearing.

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