Posts Tagged ‘ UBS ’

Four Arrested Protesting UBS Funding of Mountaintop Removal Coal Extraction

Jun 28th, 2013 | By

Activists associated with Capitalism vs. the Climate and Hands Off Appalachia participated in a solidarity action at UBS wealth management services in Stamford, Connecticut. The non-violent protest was in opposition to UBS’ funding of the harmful extractive process known as mountaintop removal.

Four of the activists, April Scheller of Middletown, Carmen Cordero of Hartford, Nick Katkevich of Voluntown, and Vittorio (Vic) Lancia of Portland, were arrested by the Stamford Police Department for Criminal Trespass and Breach of Peace when UBS executives would not meet with them to discuss the request. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.



Financial firm forecasts that Entergy may close Vermont Yankee

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

UBS has released a report that details fiscal portents “suggesting real retirement risk for units such as Vermont Yankee and (New York’s) Fitzpatrick in ’13; we see (increased) focus on the (decommissioning) process.” Click on this headline for more!