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November 19, 2021 | Letter

Joint Comments to NY DEC: Opposition to the Draft Title V Air Permit for Greenidge Generating Station

The enclosed comments are neutral as to the cryptocurrency industry and to blockchain technology innovation. The comments are focused solely on the harmful impacts from large, fossil-fueled energy generation systems that mine proof-of-work cryptocurrency 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to the detriment of the local community and the climate. The new, huge amounts of GHG emissions from the proof-of-work mining operations at the Greenidge Facility is a significant threat to the state’s and nation’s transition to clean energy that is urgently needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change on our communities and local economies.

November 19, 2021 | In the News: New York Times

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History

Abigail Dillen, President of Earthjustice: “It’s here now. And we need bold action from our government to deploy the clean technologies and natural solutions that will carry every community, including those that have too long borne the brunt of pollution and climate catastrophe, into a safe and vibrant future.”

November 18, 2021 | Legal Document

ACT Comments

Comments in support of NY ACT law

November 17, 2021 | Video

Stop Oil Drilling in the Everglades

Oil drilling in the Florida Everglades threatens water for millions of people, thousands of plants and animals, and the way of life of the Miccosukee Tribe.

November 17, 2021 | Reference

SoCalGas: The Role of Clean Fuels and Gas Infrastructure in Achieving California's Net Zero Climate Goal — Technical appendices

These technical appendices provide additional detail to support the “The Role of Clean Fuels and Gas Infrastructure in Achieving California’s Net Zero Climate Goal” white paper. The following chapters outline the methodology and key assumptions in regard to (A) the economy-wide decarbonization scenario modeling and (B) clean fuels infrastructure implications and costs.