EQAT In the News

2017

Campaign interviews on Wake up with WURD.

Rabbi Julie Greenberg, December 4, 2017
Rev. Gregory Holston, December 5, 2017
Rev. Rhetta Morgan and Kim Huynh, December 6, 2017
Eileen Flanagan and Kaytee Ray-Riek, December 7, 2017
Terri Burgin and Dwight Dunston, December 8, 2017

Phoenixville group presses PECO for push toward green energy. Daily Local News. December 7, 2017
Solar industry gets boost from PECO donation, proposed legislation. Newsworks, WHYY. September 21, 2017
Energetic Planet Philadelphia. G-town radio. June 16, 2017
Race Is At The Heart Of The New Faith-Driven Environmental Justice. Huffington Post. June 4, 2017
Interfaith Walk for Green Energy Culminates After 100 miles. GRID Magazine. May 31, 2017
Hundreds march for solar jobs. CBS3 Eyewitness News. May 22, 2017
Local activists on 100-mile journey stop in Bristol Township to lobby PECO for more solar power. Bucks County Courier Times. May 19, 2017
Earth Quakers Celebrate Swarthmore’s Solar Resolution. The Swarthmorean. May 18, 2017
Walking to Promote a Faster Pace for Solar Jobs. Public News Service. May 12, 2017
Activists take to the streets to push green cause. Delaware County Daily Times. May 11, 2017
Rabbi Julie Greenberg on the Power Local Green Jobs campaign addressing the intersection of climate issues, race, and extreme economic inequality. Planet Philadelphia, G-town radio. April 22, 2017

2016

How to Move a Utility: Get Moving Yourself. Huffington Post. September 29, 2016
Peco floats a $97M solar trial balloon. Philadelphia Inquirer. September 23, 2016
Peco proposes solar programs; activists unimpressed. Philadelphia Inquirer. September 21, 2016
Group pushes PECO to produce solar energy. Delaware Country Daily Times. August 15, 2016
PA Advocates Demand Local Solar and Green Jobs. Public News Service. August 10, 2016
Peco confab shines a light on solar. Philadelphia Inquirer. June 24, 2016
Group pressuring utility to go solar. Community Power Network. June 7, 2016
A small band of Quakers, spiritual allies and solar entrepreneurs fight to get PECO to buy electricity from local rooftops. GRID Magazine. June 2, 2016
Delaware Riverkeeper Network Joins Earth Quaker Action Team to Demand Solar Expansion and Local Investment by PECO. Gloucester City News. May 12 2016
Advocates Call for Clean Energy, Green Jobs. Keystone State News Connection. May 12, 2016
Demonstrators again pressure PECO to step up purchases of solar power. Newsworks, WHYY. May 10, 2016
Solar activists step up demands on Peco Energy. Philadelphia Inquirer. May 10, 2016
Interfaith activists ramp up call to PECO for local green jobs. Metro Philadelphia. May 10, 2016
Pressed by green activists, Peco launches solar "collaborative." Philadelphia Inquirer. April 22, 2016
Protesters demand that Peco support solar development in N Philadelphia. Philadelphia Inquirer. March 23, 2016
Clergy, activists demand more clean energy from PECO.
Philadelphia Tribune. March 23, 2016
Quaker group says North Philly solar panels could meet PECO power target this year. StateImpact, NPR. March 23, 2016. Audio clip.


2015

PNC’s mountaintop mining retreat cheered by activists. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 29, 2015
Banks stop financing mountaintop removal. The Courier-Journal. March 13, 2015
Coal Industry Takes Another Hit. OilPrices.com. March 11, 2015
Nearly Every Major Bank Has Ditched Mountaintop Coal Mining. International Business Times. March 10, 2015
A New Tack in the War on Mining Mountains. The New York Times. March 9, 2015
Claiming Victory. Radio interview starts at 42:10. Essential Pittsburgh 90.5 WESA. March 8, 2015
Mountains majesty: PNC spurns a harmful method of mining. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 8, 2015
PNC reduces financing of environmentally harmful practices. The Daily Pennsylvanian. March 5, 2015
PNC to Cut Back Financing of Mountaintop Removal. Philadelphia Inquirer. March 2, 2015
PNC Curtails Mountaintop Removal Loans. Pittsburgh Business Times. March 2, 2015
Five Ways to Make Your Activism More Strategic. Grid Magazine. February 25, 2015
Flower Show Aims to Attract Younger, Hipper Crowd. Philadelphia Inquirer. February 23, 2015
Allowing Ourselves to Be Bold. Friends Journal. December 31, 2014
 

2014

#FloodPNC

 

Climate Disruption Investigation, Manhattan, NY

 

Ally action in Washington, D.C.

 

#CleanUpYourActPNC Action at Friends General Conference

 

Shareholder Meeting Action in Tampa, FL

 

Pittsburgh Press Conference & Action

 

PNC Moves Shareholder Meeting to Tampa, FL

 

Philadelphia No KXL Pipeline Civil Disobedience Action

NEWS BRIEF: The Philadelphia NO KXL Civil Disobedient Action The Environment TV. March 12, 2014
Keystone XL Protest Organizer on Action to "Sweep out Corruption," Calls on Obama to Reject Project Kenneth Lipp. March 17, 2014
 

EPA Water Conductivity Action

 

Solidarity Vigil for Elk River spill in West Virginia

 

2013

#ShiftPNC Action

 

PNC amends bylaws allowing 'virtual' shareholder meetings

 

Spotlight Action: Spring Hat Luncheon

Strip-Mining Protest Planned at Spring Hat Luncheon. Pittsburgh City Paper. Friday May 3, 2013
 

Spotlighting Kick-off Action at PNC's Shareholder Meeting

Confronting the 1 percent directly. WagingNonviolence.org. May 7, 2013.
PNC Shareholders' Meeting Slammed With Environmental Protests. Allegheny Front. Friday April 26, 2013
PNC defends coal business loans, says they help economy. Triblive.com. Thursday April 25, 2013
Protest shuts down PNC shareholder meeting. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Tuesday April 23, 2013
Protesters ready for PNC annual meeting. Pittsburgh Business Times. Tuesday April 23, 2013
Hecklers interrupt PNC annual meeting. TribLive.com. April 23, 2013
5 Things to know for Tuesday in Pa. York-Daily Record. Tuesday April 23, 2013
Quaker Group to Protest PNC Mining Investments. WESA.FM. Monday April 22, 2013
Earth Quaker Action Takes Direct Action Against PNC. WESA.FM. Saturday April 20, 2013
Environmental Protests for Earth Day. Pittsburgh City Paper. Friday April 19, 2013
 

Bill Mills Spotlight Action


2012

Save the Mountains, January 25, 2012

2011

Mine issue raised at PNC meeting, April 27, 2011

2010