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EPA will investigate Jackson water crisis as 6-week boil water advisory continues [Video]

The Environmental Protection Agency will begin an inquiry into the failure and funding of the Jackson, Mississippi water system after storms left homes without running water and a subsequent boil water notice. NBC News’ Zinhle Essamuah reports on how residents are scavenging for water six weeks after the advisory began and how clean water has been an issue going on in Jackson for decades.