Rising Up with Richmond County

Richmond County, NC needs your help right now to stop a biomass wood pellet facility. 50 acres of forests a day in North and South Carolina would be turned into pellets and then shipped to Europe to burn for electricity. The health and economic impacts would be devastating, and the community doesn’t want it. Richmond […]

Richmond County Residents Oppose Enviva Mill and Rally for Health and Environmental Justice

On March 25th, Dogwood Alliance joined the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County for a Rally for Health and Environmental Justice. Local residents fear that the proposed Enviva wood pellet facility will bring harmful dust pollution, constant noise, dangerous truck traffic, and forest degradation. The community rallied to affirm and stand for their rights to clean air, clean water, standing forests, and strong and healthy communities.

Welcome Dogwood Alliance Organizers!

Community action is one of the best ways to protect our forests. Across the South, the forest protection movement is growing, and communities are mobilizing to stop dangerous and dirty biomass facilities from locating in their hometowns. Welcome to Dogwood Alliances newest organizers, representing four Southern cities! The biomass industry is threatening our forests with increased […]