Posts Tagged with "JP Morgan Chase"

The Top 20 Climate Killer Banks

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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The Top 20 Climate Killer Banks

A new report titled “Bankrolling Climate Change” calls out the top 20 banks that are financing the dirty coal industry. The top three “climate killers” will not come as much of a surprise: JP Morgan Chase, Citi, and none other than Bank of America top the list with $22 billion, $18.27 billion, an $16.79 billion [...]

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Who’s Bankrolling AEP, the Coal Company Lobbying for More Coal?

Friday, July 8, 2011

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Who’s Bankrolling AEP, the Coal Company Lobbying for More Coal?

American Electric Power Company, more commonly known as AEP, has been in the news lately. The banks providing funds to this dirty energy purveyor haven’t received as much scrutiny, however. Let’s fix that, shall we? Earlier this month, AEP announced that upcoming EPA clean air regulations (which have now been announced) may mean that the [...]

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New Mountaintop Removal Report Card: Which Banks Made the Grade

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

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New Mountaintop Removal Report Card: Which Banks Made the Grade

It’s way past time for the world’s banks to stop funding the wholesale destruction of Appalachia’s ecosystems. Rainforest Action Network and the Sierra Club released the 2011 Mountaintop Removal Report Card today. The report card exposes relationships between 10 of the biggest banks in the world and the top companies practicing mountaintop removal mining in [...]

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JPMorgan’s First Public Statement on MTR

Monday, May 17, 2010

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Just in time for JPMorgan’s annual shareholder meeting the lead U.S. financier of mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining released its first public statement on MTR financing.

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Reverend Billy brings the mountaintops back to Chase bank

Monday, March 22, 2010

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We’ve been hearing updates from across the country of activists and groups who are protesting Chase bank’s role in financing mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. This may be the most creative protest yet… On March 21st Rev.Billy and his gospel choir built a mountain in the lobby of a Chase branch on 2nd Avenue [...]

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Reverend Billy: “Let us CHASE the Devil Out of Mountaintop Removal!”

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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We’ve got some friends in New York joining the campaign to end mountaintop removal. Today, I got the following email from Rev. Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping: Our new song “Mountain-top” begins with this re-questioning from Dr. King’s last sermon: Have we been to the mountain-top? Did we do all we could do? [...]

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Rebranding of Chase as Mountaintop Removal Financier Goes Viral

Monday, February 22, 2010

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Last Thursday, Rainforest Action Network along with several online allies including 350.org, Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, the Waterkeeper Alliance, the Ruckus Society and others re-branded JP Morgan Chase in social media networks as being the largest U.S. funder of mountaintop removal [which is also the truth, BTW]. In the days before, the re-branding of Chase [...]

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Internet to Chase: Stop Destroying the Mountains

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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JP Morgan Chase is the biggest U.S. financier of mountaintop removal. They have financial relationships with the poster child of mountaintop removal, Massey Energy. That means their money is funds sludge impoundments like Brushy Fork which is currently holding 7 billion gallons of coal waste above the Coal River Valley. Their money funds the dragline [...]

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Big Banks Not Winning Any Popularity Contests

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Its easy to hate banks. From the vicious and predatory Mr. Potter in Its a Wonderful Life to the detached George Banks in Mary Poppins, bankers in TV and movies regularly play the role of cold, calculating penny-pincher who cares more about profit than people. Or the community. Or the environment. Or anything, really. There’s [...]

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RAN Responds to Jim Fuschetti…. Again

Monday, February 1, 2010

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Martin Mudd is an anti-strip mining activist who manages a Facebook group asking that JP Morgan Chase stop financing mountaintop removal. Members of Martin’s group closed their accounts with Chase today in protest of the company’s continued financing of MTR. Last week, JP Morgan Chase executive, Jim Fuschetti, sent a letter to Martin Mudd, and [...]

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