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 […]

Speaking Truth to Power in the Gulf South

The Gulf South is home to some of the most beautiful and unique forests in the country, particularly wetland forests, and the people who live here are as strong and vibrant as the forests they rely on. The Gulf is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the United States and also a global […]

Standing Forests

Planting trees and stopping deforestation are two of the best ways to protect life on the planet. This is a crosspost from the Eureka Springs Independent by Dr. Luis Contreras. You can view the original here. Luis publishes a weekly column in the paper, and from time to time we will share them here. We need to emit […]

A Thousand-Foot View of Industrial Logging

Dogwood Alliance Campaigns Director Rita Frost and I recently went on a flight with SouthWings volunteer pilot, Stu Bailey, to conclude our latest ground investigation of a particularly devastating wetland clearcut in Eastern North Carolina. Every year, Dogwood Alliance conducts investigations on the sourcing practices of the wood pellet industry led by Enviva. We expose […]

The Enviva Lie List

Enviva has a proven record of harming communities, forests, and the climate. Enviva isn’t shy about bending or twisting the truth or even flat-out lying to get what they want. Here are the facts: Wetlands Enviva used to say that they don’t source from wetlands, until we uncovered the truth. They used to claim they […]