July 05, 2022

NY Denies Permit For Greenidge But CryptoCurrency Bill Still Not Signed

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has denied the air permit renewal for the Greenridge Generation cryptocurrency mining facility on Seneca Lake. DEC found that the facility didn’t meet the statewide greenhouse gas emission limits under the new climate law (CLCPA). Liz Moran of EarthJustice discussed the decision as well as the status of the bill passed by state lawmakers calling for a 2-year moratorium on new POW crypto mining operations with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine.

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