McAuliffe’s ‘Green’ Billionaire Backer Enriched Himself with Coal, Oil: VA gubernatorial candidate McAuliffe said in 2009 he ‘never wants another coal plant built,” but in the meantime, he hasn’t been above taking money gained through coal investment for his campaign’


By: - Climate DepotSeptember 24, 2013 9:52 AM

McAuliffe’s ‘Green’ Billionaire Backer Enriched Himself with Coal, Oil

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Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe said in 2009 he “never want[s] another coal plant built,” but in the meantime, he hasn’t been above taking money gained through coal investment for his campaign. Tom Steyer, a California-based financier and one of McAuliffe’s wealthiest out-of-state supporters, told his advisers in August to launch climate change television ads via his group, NextGen Climate Action Committee, in Virginia to help turn out the vote for McAuliffe, Politico reported in August. Steyer (pictured, left) said, “I would say there’s a very clear choice on this topic between these two candidates, and I think the citizens…

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