Bank angers commissioners
August 8, 2018
The Sweetwater County Commissioners feel as though Bank of the West Corporate has waged war against them when it declared it would no longer support certain businesses in the oil and gas and coal industries.
According to Bank of the West’s website blog.bankofthewest.com/change, “We will no longer do business with companies whose main activity is exploring, producing, distributing, marketing or trading oil and gas from shale and/or tar sands. “We will no longer finance coal mines or coal-fired power plants that are not actively involved in the energy transition.”
The Bank of the West...