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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
Dec 16, 2014
Early in spring of 2014, EQAT was dreaming big about expanding and escalating from Pennsylvania to the full extent of PNC Bank's footprint. Follow below for a "virtual, multimedia story" that shares EQAT's growth
Dec 7, 2014
Whether they were wearing shorts in Florida, parkas in Wisconsin, or holding umbrellas in Pennsylvania’s steady rain, they demonstrated their determination to end this destructive practice. Participants ranged in age from 1 to 87-years-old
Dec 6, 2014
If you participated in today's #FloodPNC action we'd love you to join today's celebration call.
Dec 5, 2014
On Saturday, December 6, members of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) plan to “Flood PNC” to demand that the bank stop financing companies engaged in mountaintop removal coal mining, a major contributor to climate change. With a few starting Friday afternoon, there will be actions at 30 branches in 12 states and the District of Columbia—from Florida to Indiana to New York.
Dec 4, 2014
Read this story by Ann Sundberg, a #FloodPNC action organizer. "At that point, one of the PNC bank employees mentioned Appalachia as one of the branch locations where she had worked. I stepped forward at the next pause and said, 'Speaking of Appalachia ...'"