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Jul 2, 2015
This just in: the 2014 EQAT Annual Report!
Jun 22, 2015

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Apr 28, 2015
It took a five­year campaign by Earth Quaker Action Team to get PNC Bank to effectively end their financing of mountaintop removal coal mining. Today at PNC’s Annual Meeting, members of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) told PNC executives that if they don’t follow through in phasing out their financing of mountaintop removal, Earth Quakers will spring back into action holding PNC to their new policy.
Apr 17, 2015
EQAT no longer urges people to refrain from doing business with PNC and we encourage people to follow their own conscience around whether to return as customers to PNC.
Mar 17, 2015
As we win a major victory in our Bank Like Appalachia Matters! campaign, the question of whether we will thank PNC has come up in different places. In short, no we will not. Instead we will be sharing our gratitude with Appalachian activists who continue to lead the fight against mountaintop removal.
Mar 13, 2015
As our win continues to grow in reach, we have a goal to have 500 people sign an Online Thank You telling our Appalachian allies, "We stand with you." Sign Now.
Mar 2, 2015
Bowing to pressure from Quaker environmentalists, today PNC Bank announced that it will be restricting financing of mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia.
Mar 2, 2015
After five years of action by Earth Quaker Action Team, PNC announced today a shift in its policy that will effectively cease its financing of mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia.
Feb 10, 2015
"We were told by a PNC security official that the bank is in negotiations about their mountaintop removal policy. I promised that until that policy changes, we will keep coming back."
Dec 19, 2014
You've already heard the big news: that you did a brilliant job of sending a strong message to PNC leadership about mountaintop removal coal mining and climate change. Some of you might be wondering about the impact