Posts Tagged with "Chicago Marathon"

Calling Out Bank Of America’s Race To Pollute Chicago

Sunday, October 9, 2011

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Calling Out Bank Of America’s Race To Pollute Chicago

Bank of America is sponsoring the Chicago marathon. Which is ironic, because Bank of America is also a leading financier of the Fisk coal-fired power plant in the Chicago community of Pilsen. The marathon runs right past the Fisk plant. In other words, Bank of America is lending its name to an event that promotes [...]

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Greetings From The Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo!

Friday, October 7, 2011

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Greetings From The Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo!

Greetings from the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo! I’m here manning a booth with RAN Chicago volunteers to get the word out about Bank of America’s financing of the filthiest polluting coal plants in Chicago. That’s right, when 45,000 runners join the Bank of America-funded Chicago marathon this weekend, the route [...]

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Bank Of America Sponsors Marathon That Runs Past Chicago’s Dirtiest Coal Plant, Which Also Happens To Be Funded By Bank Of America

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Bank Of America Sponsors Marathon That Runs Past Chicago’s Dirtiest Coal Plant, Which Also Happens To Be Funded By Bank Of America

Sponsoring local community events is a tried and true PR maneuver for corporate polluters who otherwise would find it hard to get much sympathy from the communities they’re poisoning. Bank of America may not be directly involved in business operations that cause pollution, but it is certainly bankrolling them. And so it seems the Bank [...]

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