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Flint residents stage "die-in" outside meeting

Posted: 10:50 AM, May 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-20 14:50:03Z
Flint residents stage "die-in" outside meeting
Flint residents stage "die-in" outside meeting
Flint residents stage "die-in" outside meeting

Flint residents upset over the handling of the Flint water crisis staged a "die-in" outside of a meeting involving Gov. Snyder on Friday morning.

Gov. Snyder spoke at the Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee meeting at 9 a.m. at the Harding Mott University Center.

At the end of the meeting, Snyder was also expected to make a special presentation.

7 Investigator Jim Kiertzner was at the meeting and saw the residents staging the "die-in" outside. They told him they are upset because they are not allowed in the meeting where their future is decided.

According to the governor's office, the committee was established in January to "facilitate the collaboration and communication between state department, local governments and subject matter experts to effectively coordinate a response and recovery effort" for the Flint water crisis.