November 28, 2022

Seneca Lake Guardians Respond to Signing of Crypto Mining Bill

Governor Hochul has signed the first-in-the-nation cryptocurrency mining moratorium. The law will put a two-year pause on new and renewed air permits for fossil fuel power plants that house proof-of-work cryptocurrency mining, and requires the state DEC to conduct a study into the practice’s climate and environmental impacts. Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine talks with Yvonne Taylor of Seneca Lake Guardians who helped led the grassroots effort.

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