Permit denied: New York says Bitcoin mining operation in Finger Lakes violates climate law
Greenidge Generation, the natural gas-fueled facility, is supposed to close under the decision. But its owners plan to keep operating, as they fight for an appeal.
Jun 30, 5:44 PM
After months of delay, NY still reviewing 4,000 public comments for Finger Lakes power plant owned by Bitcoin miners
Two Cornell University researchers showed Monday that much of the review could be conducted in less than a week with free online tools.
Apr 25, 3:46 PM
New York delays decision on Finger Lakes Bitcoin-mining power plant
The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week it will yet again delay its decision on the Finger Lakes power plant that runs a profitable bitcoin mining operation.
Apr 1, 2:06 PM
Mayor Adams is betting on crypto. Skeptics are hedging
Depending on who you ask, the mayor’s belief in crypto is either foolish hype or brilliant branding.
Mar 30, 5:01 AM
A Bitcoin mining operation in the Finger Lakes runs up against New York's climate law
Since spring 2020, the Greenidge Generation natural gas plant in Dresden has powered a 24-7 bitcoin mining operation that is endangering the region environmentally, according to some residents.
Feb 17, 5:00 AM
Andrew Yang Wants To Turn NYC Into A Bitcoin Megahub. That Would Be Terrible For Climate Change
Bitcoin is on pace to consume about as much electricity this year as all the homes in the mid-Atlantic states. Most of this energy comes from non-renewable sources.
Apr 5, 2021 11:41 AM
Crypto-Millionaire Kidnapping Caper Allegedly Goes Awry
Three would-be crypto-millionaires who attempted an alleged kidnapping involving a fake Uber driver and a volatile digital currency were indicted on Tuesday.
Updated: Jun 14, 2018 9:54 AM
What's Up With Those Bitcoin ATMs?
What are they and how do they work?
Updated: May 24, 2018 6:31 PM
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