Over 500 mountains have been destroyed. Coal companies have buried over 2000 miles of streams in toxic metals.
At the Flower Show
On Fossil Fools Day (April 1 st !)
Memorial for the 29 miners who lost their lives in Massey coal mines in West Virginia (PNC helps finance Massey Energy)
Two Trips to Appalachia..
And then to Washington D.C. for Appalachia Rising!
The PNC Four were cleared of all charges.
And soon after that…
But PNC can still finance many coal corporations for whom mountain-top removal isn’t their “primary method” of coal extraction, but who are responsible for much devastation.
For example, PNC recently helped secure $25 million dollars in financing for Massey Energy, an anti-union, MTR coal company with a poor safety record, that was responsible for the deaths of 29 miners in West Virginia last year.