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Dan Walters Daily: Coal divestment is meaningless gesture

Coal comes off a conveyer belt as mine owner C.V. Bennett III drives by at the Perkins Branch Coal Mine in Cumberland, Ky., on Oct. 15, 2014.
Coal comes off a conveyer belt as mine owner C.V. Bennett III drives by at the Perkins Branch Coal Mine in Cumberland, Ky., on Oct. 15, 2014. The Associated Press

Senate leader Kevin de León urged California's public retirement systems on Monday to divest from coal. It’s a meaningless political gesture, Dan says.

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