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April 27, 2022 | Letter

500+ Groups Joint Letter to NYS Legislature on Fossil Fuel Crypto Mining Moratorium

Organizations, businesses, labor, and faith groups, write to urge Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins and Speaker Carl Heastie to swiftly pass A.7389-C (Kelles)/S.6486-D (Parker) to place a two-year moratorium on the issuance of new air permits and air permit renewals for electric generating facilities that use fossil-fuels that provides in whole, or in part, energy used for Proof-of-Work cryptocurrency mining, and to direct the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to conduct an environmental review.