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 […]

A Smokescreen for Forest Destruction

Co-written by Adam Macon and Sasha Stashwick Standing forests are a critical tool in the fight against climate change. Cutting trees down to use as fuel in energy production–known as biomass energy or bioenergy–is one of the most counterproductive things we can do if our goal is clean air and a livable planet. Despite this […]

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 […]