Media Release: New Study Faults Biomass Industry Greenwashing Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Conger, 202-717-8237, nconger@nrdc.org Scot Quaranda, 828-242-3596, scot@dogwoodalliance.org New Study Faults Biomass Industry Greenwashing Scheme The Sustainable Biomass Program perpetuates myth that biomass is “carbon neutral” on par with solar and wind New York, June 29, 2017 – A four-year-old biomass certification program has led to increased carbon dioxide emissions, accelerated […]

Press Release: Rising Up with Richmond County to Stop a Proposed Enviva Pellet Mill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2017 ‘Rising Up with Richmond County’ to Stop a New Proposed Enviva Wood Pellet Mill New video and petition to Governor Cooper highlights the need to protect climate, forests and the frontline community in Richmond County NC facing its latest environmental injustice Hamlet, North Carolina – The Concerned Citizens of […]

International Day of Action on Bioenergy

October 19th is the International Day of Action on Bioenergy. Today we recognize Southern US forests at the international level for the way they protect us from climate change and storms like Hurricane Matthew, but we also recognize the ways that the bioenergy industry is exploiting our forests.

A Big Thank You To Terrapin Beer

We were lucky enough to hang out in the cool town of Athens, GA with other like-minded folks who were eager to learn more about how they can protect the forests in their backyard. This year, even more so, because three new wood pellet mills are proposed in and around the Athens area, which would clearcut Georgia forests, turn them into pellets, and either ship them to Europe to be burned for electricity OR burn them right here in the South.