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PNC Shareholder Meeting

PNC’s mountaintop mining retreat cheered by activists. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 29, 2015.

Most Recent Coverage

Banks stop financing mountaintop removal. The Courier-Journal. March 13, 2015.
Coal Industry Takes Another Hit. OilPrices.com. March 11, 2015.
Nearly Every Major Bank Has Ditched Mountaintop Coal Mining. International Business Times. March 10, 2015.
A New Tack in the War on Mining Mountains. The New York Times. March 9, 2015.
Claiming Victory. Radio interview starts at 42:10. Essential Pittsburgh 90.5 WESA. March 8, 2015.
Mountains majesty: PNC spurns a harmful method of mining. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 8, 2015.
PNC reduces financing of environmentally harmful practices. The Daily Pennsylvanian. March 5, 2015.
PNC to Cut Back Financing of Mountaintop Removal. Philadelphia Inquirer. March 2, 2015
PNC Curtails Mountaintop Removal Loans. Pittsburgh Business Times. March 2, 2015

January-February 2015 Coverage

Five Ways to Make Your Activism More Strategic. Grid Magazine. February 25, 2015
Flower Show Aims to Attract Younger, Hipper Crowd. Philadelphia Inquirer. February 23, 2015
Allowing Ourselves to Be Bold. Friends Journal. December 31, 2014

#FloodPNC. Saturday, December 6 2014.


Climate Disruption Investigation, Manhattan, NY. Saturday September 20 2014.


Ally action in Washington, D.C.. Monday, September 8 2014


#CleanUpYourActPNC Action at Friends General Conference. Thursday, July 3 2014


Shareholder Meeting Action in Tampa, FL. Tuesday, April 22 2014


Pittsburgh Press Conference & Action. Monday, April 21 2014


PNC Moves Shareholder Meeting to Tampa, FL


Philadelphia No KXL Pipeline Civil Disobedience Action. Monday, March 10 2014



NEWS BRIEF: The Philadelphia NO KXL Civil Disobedient Action The Environment TV. March 12, 2014
Keystone XL Protest Organizer on Action to "Sweep out Corruption," Calls on Obama to Reject Project Kenneth Lipp. March 17, 2014

EPA Water Conductivity Action. Wednesday, January 29, 2014


Solidarity Vigil for Elk River spill in West Virginia. Tuesday January 20, 2014


#ShiftPNC Action. Monday October 21, 2013


PNC amends bylaws allowing 'virtual' shareholder meetings


Spotlight Action: Spring Hat Luncheon. Saturday May 4, 2013

Strip-Mining Protest Planned at Spring Hat Luncheon. Pittsburgh City Paper. Friday May 3, 2013

Spotlighting Kick-off Action at PNC's Shareholder Meeting. Tuesday April 23, 2013

Confronting the 1 percent directly. WagingNonviolence.org. May 7, 2013.
PNC Shareholders' Meeting Slammed With Environmental Protests. Allegheny Front. Friday April 26, 2013
PNC defends coal business loans, says they help economy. Triblive.com. Thursday April 25, 2013.
Protest shuts down PNC shareholder meeting. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Tuesday April 23, 2013
Protesters ready for PNC annual meeting. Pittsburgh Business Times. Tuesday April 23, 2013
Hecklers interrupt PNC annual meeting. TribLive.com. April 23, 2013.
5 Things to know for Tuesday in Pa. York-Daily Record. Tuesday April 23, 2013
Quaker protesters 'shut down' PNC annual meeting. Philly.com April 23, 2013
Quaker Group to Protest PNC Mining Investments. WESA.FM. Monday April 22, 2013
Earth Quaker Action Takes Direct Action Against PNC. WESA.FM. Saturday April 20, 2013
Environmental Protests for Earth Day. Pittsburgh City Paper. Friday April 19, 2013

Bill Mills Spotlight Action, Friday April 19, 2013

Quakers: Chamber of Commerce William Penn award to PNC exec smears our good name. City Paper. Thursday April 18, 2013.

Temple Students Sit-In at Board of Trustees Meeting, March 13, 2012


Chestnut Hill Friends Pledge to Withdraw Funds from PNC, March 7, 2012


Press Conference Announcing Move Your Money Initiative, February 29, 2012

Green Your Money: Earth-Conscious Quakers Against Mountaintop Removal. February 28, 2012

Quakers Fire PNC -- "The Green Bank." February 29, 2012

Earth Quakers call for PNC withdrawals February 29, 2012 

Friends To Withdraw Funds From PNC Bank, March 07, 2012


Occupy Temple Teach-In, February 20, 2012


Penn Community Against Mountaintop Removal Urges Students to Withdraw from PNC, February 14, 2012


PNC Executives Meet with Penn and Temple Students to Discuss Policy on Mountaintop Removal, January 23, 2012

Save the Mountains, January 25, 2012


PNC Shareholder Meeting 2011.

Mine issue raised at PNC meeting, April 27, 2011.

Some Earlier Coverage