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What’s Really Behind the GOP Drive to ‘Save the Whales’ From Offshore Wind? 06-29-24

Think tanks funded by ultra-conservative donors and fossil fuel companies coopted a coalition of “grassroots” opposition organizations to stop the development of clean energy, despite the fact that oil and gas are the true threats to ocean life. By


RCC Statement on Tragic Orlando Bus Accident 05-22-24


INCOMING RACHEL CARSON COUNCIL ASSISTANT DIRECTOR WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE STORYTELLING 04-30-24

Joining the Rachel Carson Council as Assistant Director of Policy and Programs, Joy Reeves has won the 2024 Planet Forward Storyfest award for Best Multimedia Story by a Non-Media Student


Burning the Future: Shedding Light on the Destructive Wood Pellet Industry in North Carolina 09-30-23

On September 30, 2023, the Rachel Carson Council (RCC) and the Southern Forests Conservation Coalition (SFCC) led a cruise down Wilmington, North Carolina’s Cape Fear river to expose the environmental health and ecological wreckage caused by the wood pellet industry. The world’s largest producer of wood pellets, Enviva, has laid waste to thousands of acres of forest in North Carolina and throughout the United States Southeast, clear cutting trees that crucially serve as carbon storage, sickening communities from pollutants, and seriously debilitating coastal ecosystems.


RCC Statement on the Biden Administration’s Proposed Final Five-Year Plan for Oil and Gas Offshore Drilling 09-29-23


RCC Statement on Senator Hickenlooper and Representative Peter’s Big Wires Act 09-15-23


Lawmakers Urge Biden to Phase Out Fossil Fuels in Advance of Climate Ambition Summit 09-15-23


Lawmakers, Youth, Frontline Advocates Rally in D.C. to Urge Biden Action on Fossil Fuels Thursday 09-11-23


RCC STATEMENT ON SACKETT v. EPA AND WETLANDS PROTECTIONS 06-07-23


RCC STATEMENT ON THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION ENERGY PERMITTING PRIORITIES 05-18-23


ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF DEEPWATER HORIZON, THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO DITCH OFFSHORE DRILLING 04-20-23


MARYLAND LEGISLATURE PASSES PFAS TESTING BILL 04-13-23


RACHEL CARSON COUNCIL TO MARCH TO EPA APRIL 4 to DEMAND AGENCY RESUME INDUSTRY POLLUTION RULEMAKING 04-03-23


ON THE STATE OF OUR OCEANS STATEMENT 03-30-23


RACHEL CARSON COUNCIL HIRES MACKENZIE BODMAN AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CIVIC AND CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT 03-17-23


RACHEL CARSON COUNCIL HIRES FMR. SEN. LEAHY STAFFER MAYA COHN AS DIRECTOR OF POLICY & PROGRAMS 03-10-23


RACHEL CARSON COUNCIL URGES ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CONCERNS BE CONSIDERED IN FURTHER ENVIVA AIR QUALITY DEBATES IN AHOSKIE 02-23-23


CONCERNED CITIZENS OF COOK COUNTY REACH SETTLEMENT WITH SPECTRUM ENERGY OVER WOOD PELLET PLANT IN GEORGIA 01-07-23


RCC’S PRESIDENT IN LEADING SCIENTISTS’ LETTER TO BIDEN 10-20-22


THE ENVIVA SOUTHHAMPTON PLANT & ENVIVA’S FOURTH EXPANSION IN A YEAR 09-19-19