Greenidge Bitcoin mining facility growth authorized by Torrey planning board By BTC Friends

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© Reuters. Greenidge Bitcoin Mining Facility Expansion Approved by Torrey Planning Authority

Despite numerous protests and talks from environmental activists, the urban planning agency has given Torrey Greenidge Generation, a crypto-mining hybrid, permission to advance its plan to expand the mining facility on Seneca Lake in New York.

In a 4-to-1 vote, the board approved the site plan for Greenidge to build 4 solid structures to house advanced computing equipment for bitcoin mining.

Delighted with this approval and ready to get started, as revealed by Dale Irwin, Greenidge CEO, activists and environmental experts, they are determined to combat this expansion that they believe is only the demand for power generation and consumption facilities would increase. in turn release fossil fuels.

Citing the future generation and the environment as the main reason for opposition to enlargement, environmentalists have urged the relevant authorities to ensure that it is stopped immediately. As the excitement builds, the planning agency, represented by Chairman David Granzin, announced that it is legally required to review the environmental impact as well as certain elements of the site plan that the mining hybrid fully complies with.

Equipped with EPA and DEC permits, the former coal-fired power plant will continue to expand, albeit within the law.

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