ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy and the World Coal Association invited New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to learn more about the benefits of clean coal and coal's role as the world's fastest growing fuel in a new open letter to the mayor.
Mayor Bloomberg's recent comments regarding coal represent a teachable moment for many who may not be fully aware of coal's enormous "beneath the surface" progress in recent years. These progress points include coal's unmatched growth, technology advancements, emissions reductions, and role in powering the best economies, keeping electricity rates low and lifting hundreds of millions of people out of energy poverty around the world.
"On the contrary, Mayor Bloomberg, coal is the world's fastest growing fuel," reads the headline. The open letter points out that:
Peabody Energy and the World Coal Association believe it is important to speak on behalf of billions of people in the world who benefit from coal-fueled electricity. Learn more at CoalCanDoThat.com and WorldCoal.org and click here to view the letter.
Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on six continents.
SOURCE Peabody Energy