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Michael Bloomberg is fighting back against Trump's attack on the environment

Original story at Mother Jones• 2 mentions • 6 days ago

The day after the Environmental Protection Agency took its first formal step towards repealing the Clean Power Plan, a 2015 Obama administration rule that was the only federal regulation limiting carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants, environmentalists hit back. On Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pledged $64 million to a coalition of environmental groups, with the bulk of it going to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign. “The war on coal has never been led by Washington,” Bloomberg said at Sierra Club’s Washington, DC office. Instead, he noted, it’s been led by market forces and activists fighting ...