Statement: Victory on Pollution in Richmond County, Forests Still at Risk

Media Statement in response to the settlement of a lawsuit challenge from clean air groups that forces Enviva’s Richmond County, NC wood pellet factory to install pollution controls: Today, in a victory for clean air and public health, Clean Air Carolina represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center and Environmental Integrity Project signed an agreement […]

Sweet Champion of Southern Forests: In Memory of Lloyd Clayton

The Dogwood Alliance family is mourning the loss of one of our greatest heroes and a champion of Southern forests, Lloyd Clayton, who passed away on January 14th in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. In 1996, forest protection activists from around the United States converged on the Bankhead National Forest in Alabama to discuss campaigns, […]

New data reveals shocking scale of planned forest biomass industry growth

Threat map report shows biomass industry set to increase 250% in next decade – threatening both the fight against climate change and forests globally MEDIA RELEASE | For Immediate Release (November 29, 2018) – There is a new and growing threat to the world’s forests, people and climate: the biomass energy industry, touted as a […]

Release: Enviva and Wood Pellet Industry Under Scrutiny in North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2018 Enviva and the Wood Pellet Industry Under Scrutiny in North Carolina Richmond County Public Hearing First Opportunity for Local Residents to Challenge a Pellet Mill in the State; Community Members Want Real Economic Opportunities, Clean Air, and Protection of Their Quality of Life, Not More Destruction   Hamlet, North […]