Hundreds of organizations, businesses, and labor groups, write to urge the Hochul administration to issue a statewide moratorium on Proof-of-Work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining until a thorough statewide Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) is conducted

October 13, 2021The Honorable Kathy HochulGovernor of New York StateNYS State Capitol BuildingAlbany, NY 12224 Re: Call for an environmental assessment of Proof-of-Work Cryptocurrency Mining in NYS and denial ofpermits for the Greenidge …

Hundreds of organizations, businesses, and labor groups, write to urge the Hochul administration to issue a statewide moratorium on Proof-of-Work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining until a thorough statewide Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) is conducted Read More »

Schumer calls on EPA to review air permit for Greenidge power plant cryptocurrency mining facility

https://www.schumer.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/citing-environmental-concerns-schumer-calls-on-epa-to-review-air-permit-for-greenidge-power-plant-cryptocurrency-mining-facility-senator-reveals-emisions-from-plant-have-recently-increased-tenfold-and-with-ownership-planning-to-expand-virtual-mining-operation-pollution-from-mining-will-only-increase 10.12.21 CITING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS, SCHUMER CALLS ON EPA TO REVIEW AIR PERMIT FOR GREENIDGE POWER PLANT CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING FACILITY; SENATOR REVEALS EMISSIONS FROM PLANT HAVE RECENTLY INCREASED TENFOLD, AND WITH OWNERSHIP PLANNING …

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RE: Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) draft Article V (air) and Article IV (acid rain) permits for the former coal plant and current gas-Proof of Work (POW) cryptomining operation Greenidge Generating Station

October 6, 2021 The Honorable Kathy HochulGovernor of New York StateState Capitol BuildingAlbany, NY 12224 Commissioner Basil SeggosNYSDEC625 BroadwayAlbany, New York 12233-0001 Dear Governor Hochul and Commissioner Seggos: See entire letter, signed by …

RE: Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) draft Article V (air) and Article IV (acid rain) permits for the former coal plant and current gas-Proof of Work (POW) cryptomining operation Greenidge Generating Station Read More »