Another Big Bank Turns Away from Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining!

PNC Becomes the 7th Bank to End Financing of Dirty Practice

Repost from the RAN Understory

by Amanda Starbuck

I’m saying ‘Thank you’ this week to PNC bank — which has just released its public position on Mountaintop Removal (MTR) Coal Mining.

Here’s PNC’s policy in full — and a key extract:

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PNC: Stop Funding Mountaintop Removal

Nov. 18 Day of Action to End Their Dirty Business
The anti-coal movement is on the move against PNC.

PNC: Stop Funding Mountaintop Removal

Nov. 18 Day of Action against PNC’s Mountaintop Removal Investments

Join Rainforest Action Network and allies all over Appalachia and the country in stopping PNC’s investments in mountaintop removal.

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How Do You Spell Greenwash? P-N-C

The "greenest bank in the business" turns out to be the largest funder of mountaintop removal coal mining in the U.S.
Reposted from the Understory

From Wikipedia:Greenwashing (a portmanteau of “green” and “whitewash”) is a term describing the deceptive use of green PR or green marketing in order to promote a misleading perception that a company’s policies or products (such as goods or services) are environmentally friendly.

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