Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Brings 10 Cities Together to Fight Pollution

Mayors from across the country are targeting the nation's largest source of pollution: buildings.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a climate change conference in 2010 in Hong Kong. Bloomberg has brought together the mayors of 10 U.S. cities to help reduce pollution from their biggest buildings. The cities' plans are scheduled to be unveiled Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has brought together the mayors of 10 U.S. cities to help reduce pollution.

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Barely three weeks out of office, and Hizzoner's already back in the headlines.

Ex-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who left office after a 12-year stint Dec. 31, is bringing together mayors from 10 cities to announce new efforts to cut pollution.

"Cities will look to the largest single source of climate pollution in the U.S. to achieve these goals: buildings," a statement released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Institute for Market Transformation reads.

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A spokesman declined to go into detail about the plan, instead deferring to a planned press conference next week. The cities involved will be Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City.

More information will be unveiled at the conference, being held by telephone, on Wednesday.

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