Shareholders’ meetings are often quiet affairs. But that was not the case for the 2013 investors’ meeting for PNC Financial Services Group. The meeting was cut short when mountaintop coal mining protesters disrupted the gathering.
PNC Financial Services Group's annual shareholder meeting was cut short Monday when mountaintop removal coal mining protesters disrupted the meeting.
As national banks have stepped away from financing the strip mining practice called mountaintop removal mining, regional lending institutions have come on board. According to surveys, PNC Bank has become the biggest US lender to mountaintop mining companies. In 2010, PNC announced it would modify its lending policy. But Quaker activists think the new policy hasn't changed much and just ended a 200- mile- long walk across Pennsylvania to deliver a message to PNC officials.
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The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new guidelines for mountaintop mining permits that take effect immediately.
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PNC Bank, based in Pittsburgh, says it will stop financing projects that extract coal using the controversial form of surface mining known as mountaintop removal. West Virginia Public Broadcasting's John Hingsbergen filed this story, based on reports from The Associated Press.
The Obama administration has announced a new strategy for mountaintop mining oversight.
The Environmental Protection Agency is changing course on its review of mountaintop mining permits.