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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.”