Release: Diverse Alliance Turns Up Heat on Governor Cooper Demanding Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1st, 9 am Diverse alliance turns up heat on North Carolina Governor Cooper, demanding real climate action  Environmental justice, climate, and community organizations say State’s expansion of dirty energy projects contradicts his Executive Order Durham, NC – Today, with the imminent release of the Governor’s Clean Energy Plan, 28 national […]

Standing with the People of Sampson County

On July 15th, Dogwood Alliance joined with community members and advocates across the region for a public hearing on Enviva’s proposed expansion in Sampson County, North Carolina. We stood together, showed the power of our movement and made front-page headlines — inspiring more people to support our shared vision of healthy forests, sustainable jobs and […]

Sampson County Hearing Group Photo

Statement: Victory for Forests in the Southern US & Climate in Ireland

The Irish planning board’s decision sends a powerful signal to EU member states that burning imported wood pellets is not a climate solution. Yesterday afternoon, an Irish power plant that was the subject of heavy environmental criticism was refused permission to begin burning biomass by An Bord Pleanála, a court that has national oversight over […]

Release: Groups Urge Senator Udall to Clean Up His Renewable Energy Bill

A coalition of regional and national environmental groups expressed dismay that the proposal unveiled earlier today by Senator Tom Udall to create a national “Renewable Energy Standard” would provide subsidies for polluting and inefficient wood-burning power plants. The groups included Arise for Social Justice, Center for Biological Diversity, Dogwood Alliance, John Muir Project, Food & […]

Enviva: Caught in the Act

Dogwood Alliance believes in a world with beautiful, standing forests, clean air and water, and thriving communities. That’s why we’re working so hard to stop the expansion of Enviva, the world’s largest wood pellet manufacturer, and to expose the truth about their destruction. Every year, Enviva devastates tens of thousands of acres of forests across […]