New York State Slings Arrow At Bitcoin Mining

This is an impression editorial by Rick Mulvey, creator of The Fraud Within and contributor to Bitcoin Magazine.

New York State’s Office of Environmental Conservation dealt a different blow to the upstate Greenidge Making Facility, which creates electricity for the ability grid and also mines bitcoin.

Greenidge stated that the final decision, introduced on Thursday, to deny them a new “Title V” Air Emissions permit will “not have any impression on our latest operations.”

The firm, found in New York’s Finger Lakes region, reported it will proceed to work its organic fuel-fired plant as it appeals DEC’s determination. In a statement, the firm reported “We can proceed operating uninterrupted underneath our current Title V air allow, which is continue to in influence, for as long as it requires to effectively obstacle this arbitrary and capricious choice.” The enterprise mentioned its intention to go after legal steps if their attractiveness is not effective.