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Scientists from all over world, including UNC, call on Roy Cooper to protect forests

A letter signed by over 100 scientists across the world, including professors at UNC, urged Gov. Roy Cooper to implement forest restoration in his climate action plan, and immediately address the environmental problems caused by the expanding wood pellet industry.

Dogwood Alliance, a forest-protection advocacy group based in Asheville, penned the letter in response to a proposed wood pellet mill in Hamlet. Enviva, the world's largest producer of wood pellets, looks to make this their fourth facility in North Carolina alone.

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Source: The Daily Tar Heel

 
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