NY Slaps Moratorium on Certain Crypto Mining Permits
First-in-nation Measure Seeks to Limit Emissions Impact
New York has placed a moratorium on permits for fossil fuel-burning cryptocurrency mining operations such as this one, operated by Greenidge Generation Holdings in Dresden, N.Y. | Greenidge Generation Holdings
Nov 27, 2022
Citing climate risks, New York imposed the nation’s first moratorium on permitting new crypto mining operations powered by fossil fuel generation.