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EIA responds to allegations made by the Timber Trade Federation

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) received with dismay the statement made by the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) on October 2nd, regarding EIA’s press release Dutch Authorities Stop Chinese Plywood Import. We would like to provide the following response to allegations made in the TTF’s statement: TTF accused EIA of not giving enough information to support […]

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Dutch Authorities Stop Chinese Plywood Import

Washington D.C. – As of this week, the Dutch competent authority has ordered the company Sakol Nederland B.V. (“Sakol”) to cease importing in violation of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) a tropical face plywood product from Jiangsu High Hope Arser Co. Ltd. (“Arser”). Arser is one of the largest plywood exporters in China. This […]

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100,000+ Consumers Say Walmart Should Not Put Off Curbing Climate-Harming Refrigerants for 20 Years

New Announcement Waiting Until 2040 to Phase Out HFCs Leaves Walmart Way Behind Competitors – Including Aldi, Target, and Whole Foods – Who Already Have Taken Action Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2020) – Green America and Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), along with other partners, are urging Walmart to move faster on climate-harming refrigerant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). […]

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Pebble Mine Tape Reveal Plans to Build Massive 180-Year Mine at the Headwaters of Bristol Bay in Alaska

    Washington DC — Today the Washington DC-based non-profit the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released recordings of conversations between EIA investigators and executives of Pebble Limited Partnership and Northern Dynasty Minerals (Pebble), the companies behind the contested Pebble Mine project in Alaska. The recordings, which EIA has dubbed “The Pebble Tapes,” reveal Pebble’s plans […]

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Relief in the Forest

Cameroon Government Backtracks on the Ebo Forest WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) commends the Cameroon Prime Minister’s recent actions to suspend logging projects in the Ebo Forest, one of the last intact forests in central Africa. The area includes ancestral lands for local […]

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Unlocking Kigali Amendment Climate Benefits

Unlocking Kigali Amendment Climate Benefits: EIA Calls for Support of Updated Safety Standards Proposal Washington DC and London—A new safety standard proposed by an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) working group is vital to maximizing emission reductions from a global phase-down of super pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol’s Kigali Amendment. If approved by a […]