Bank of America is Back into Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

  Bank of America was once considered an environmental “leader” (at least for one thing), as it announced in 2008 that it would stop investing in companies that engage in mountaintop removal coal mining — I was surprised! Technically, they committed to “phase out financing of companies whose predominant method of extracting coal is through

Videos of 7 Activists Who Got Jailed This Week for Hanging “Chevron Guilty: Clean Up Amazon” Banner from Bridge

7 activists from the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) got jailed earlier this week for standing with 30,000 Ecuadoreans who were affected by Chevron’s toxic legacy. These activists, as you can see in the videos below, climbed and dropped a banner from the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge near Chevron’s Richmond refinery with the statement “Chevron Guilty: Clean Up Amazon” on it.

Chevron's Alter-ego

Chevron has a horrible environmental record, especially in South America. As Jeremy Bloom of Red, Green and Blue writes: For years, Chevron (and predecessor companies now owned by Chevron) trashed the pristine Amazon rainforest, drilling, spilling, and then walking away. They were sued by a coalition of indiginous peoples whose land was tainted by Chevron;

Rainforest Action Network Dumps Truckload of Coal Waste on EPA Lawn

The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) was founded in 1985. Its activists have been referred to as “some of the most savvy environmental agitators in the business” by the Wall Street Journal. Due to its environmentally educated and focused approach, it has achieved some great successes. The organization has even had great success with banking giants

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