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Mayor Michael Bloomberg made some bold statements against the coal industry during this week’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy Energy Innovation Summit, according to a report from The Hill. Bloomberg, a promoter of natural gas and its lower carbon emissions, called coal “a dead man walking” and stressed the need for cleaner alternatives. He also made a point that coal-related environmental problems exacerbate extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy.

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