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Mayor Bloomberg Donates $50 Million To Sierra Club

Jul 21, 2011 (Morning Edition) — The Sierra Club is getting a big boost in its effort to shut down coal-fired power plants. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is supporting the organization's efforts with a donation of $50 million. The plants produce nearly half the nation's electricity. But they also pump out lots of pollution that contributes to climate change, makes people sick and causes premature deaths.

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