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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Bloomberg Philanthropies' $50 Million Gift to Sierra Club Expands Group's "Beyond Coal" Campaign
07 Aug 2011
Modified: 08:32:33 AM
Interview with Bruce Nilles, deputy conservation director at Sierra Club, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Bloomberg Philanthropies' $50 Million Gift to Sierra Club Expands Group's "Beyond Coal" Campaign

Interview with Bruce Nilles, deputy conservation director at Sierra Club, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

On July 21, Bloomberg Philanthropies, funded by New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg, announced a gift of $50 million to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, an effort which has succesfully blocked the building of 153 proposed coal-fired power plants in the U.S. since 2002. With Bloomberg’s gift, the Sierra Club will be able to double their staff to almost 200 employees – and expand their campaign from 15 to 45 states, including the District of Columbia.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110812bf-btl-nilles.html
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