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October 16, 2021 | In the News: Associated Press

Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

Liz Moran, Policy Advocate, Northeast Office, Earthjustice: “The current state of our climate demands action on cryptocurrency mining. We are jeopardizing the state’s abilities to meet our climate goals, and we set the stage for the rest of the country as a result.”

October 14, 2021 | In the News: Peninsula Press

Indigenous groups demand shut down of Michigan pipeline

Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Office, Earthjustice: “It doesn’t make sense for Enbridge to invest half a billion dollars into infrastructure that wouldn’t be needed in 10 years or less, after Michigan transitions away from fossil fuels.”

October 13, 2021 | Letter

Joint Letter: NY Gov. Hochul Deny Cryptocurrency Mining

Representatives from environmental, community, labor, and business groups and elected officials joined together in Albany to release a letter signed by over 600 organizations and businesses urging Governor Hochul and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to issue a statewide moratorium on Cryptocurrency mining.

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