Allen finances lawsuit targeting coal leasing on federal lands

Seattle Times: Mercer Island billionaire and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has jumped into the battle over the future of coal leasing on federal lands. A federal lawsuit financed by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, seeks to force the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to conduct a review of the effect of leasing coal on the global climate. "The leasing of coal from federal lands undermines President Obama's climate policy goals,' Allen wrote in a column published in The Huffington Post. "We have......

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