(Updated at 2:25 p.m.) Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg unveiled a new plan to cut carbon emissions at a campaign event in Alexandria this morning.
The billionaire owner of Bloomberg LP and former New York City mayor addressed a crowd of supporters and members of the media at Blackwall Hitch on the waterfront. Bloomberg was originally supposed to hold the event outside the gates of the GenOn power plant, but that plan was scuttled due to rain.
Bloomberg, who has blitzed the airwaves with $100 million worth of advertising since entering the crowded Democratic field in November, called for replacing the 251 existing coal-fired power plants in the U.S. He said he would work to move the U.S. to a 100% clean-energy future “as fast as humanly possible,” while slashing emissions in the U.S. by 50% by 2030.
During his speech, Bloomberg said he was focused on defeating President Donald Trump, and was concerned that the other Democratic candidates were not well-positioned to do so.
After the event, Bloomberg posted for photos with supporters and took a bus over to view the power plant. He also visited at least one local business.
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Monarch Montessori School located in the heart of Del Ray is enrolling children 6 weeks to 6 years of age for our half day and full day program.
Our hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Monarch Montessori School is open year round, with intermittent breaks.
Children engage in self-directed, self-initiated activities under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher. Classroom sizes range from 8-12 students. Our robust curriculum includes botany, sensorial activities, the social graces, culture, math, science, practical life, geography, music appreciation and language arts.
You’ll get half off of the registration fee when you register and begin care with us before April 30, 2023.
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Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour
The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.