News bites: New York City at greater climate risk

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doubled the number of residents living within the city's 100-year flood plain by 2050, suggesting his city is increasingly exposed to rising sea levels associated with climate change, reports The New York Times

The Coast Guard has completed cleanup operations in three states — Mississippi, Alabama and Florida — affected by BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press reports.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ruled JPMorgan Chase will have to reimburse $52 million in profits for exploiting a flaw in California's electricity market, Reuters notes.

Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) said the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) review of the proposed Pebble Mine in his state is taking too long, reports Alaskan public radio station KTOO.

A group of United Airlines top frequent flyers — including billionaire investor and climate activist Tom Steyer — pushed the airline to stop preventing action on climate change, Reuters reports.