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

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 […]

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 […]

Enough is Enough: No More NC Forest Destruction

Our message to the NC Department of Environmental Quality was clear: It is time to pump the brakes on the wood pellet industry. Enviva must halt expansion and install the air quality controls the community deserves.

NC Forests are Under Assault. Governor Cooper Should Help

This op-ed originally appeared in The Charlotte Observer.   Authors: Norman L. Christensen, Ph.D. & William H. Schlesinger, Ph.D. *** Today we joined over 100 scientists to send a letter to Governor Roy Cooper, urging him to address the threats posed by the wood pellet industry and to protect North Carolina’s forests. These threats include emissions of […]