Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Michael Bloomberg launches $10 million ad campaign to cut carbon emissions

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is embarking on a $10-million-plus ad campaign to take on opponents of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce power-plant carbon emissions. Bloomberg's Independence USA PAC announced plans Friday to run TV spots aimed at the attorneys general of Florida, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin. They're among AGs suing to try to block the Clean Power Plan. They say it will kill coal mining jobs and drive up electricity costs. Bloomberg says their stance puts "the coal industry's financial interests ahead of their constituents' right to breathe clean air."...more

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