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Decision on Cryptomining Plant’s Permit Could Set a Precedent

Opponents who fear environmental damage are seeking to use the permitting process and legislation to enact a moratorium on proof-of-work cryptomining in New York.

The Greenidge Generation Bitcoin mining facility near Seneca Lake at Dresden, New York, November 29, 2021. AP/Ted Shaffrey

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

11:30:40 am

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Mr. Payne is a political reporter at The New York Sun. He covers a broad range of topics focusing on New York State and New York City.

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