Statement: Honoring Juneteenth: Freedom Day

June is the month in which we honor a historical moment in time across this nation. We stand together in solidarity and recognize the day that slavery ended in the United States: June 19th, 1865. We also recognize that although slavery has ended, systemic racism and oppression have not. The continuum of centuries long pain […]

Community Resistance: Standing against Biomass Destruction and Inequality on Blog Action Day

The biomass industry is one more instance of the corporate greed that concentrates wealth in the top 1% of our society, increasing inequality while ravaging the resources of and giving little in return to the communities that bear the consequences. On Blog Action Day 2014, Dogwood Alliance highlights and applauds the community power and resistance that is growing in opposition to biomass and calls on policy makers and biomass corporate executives to stop destroying our forests and our communities. We call on Enviva to halt destructive practices and invest in solutions that work in partnership with communities and the environment.