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FEATURE-U.S. small towns take on energy-guzzling bitcoin miners

  • May 13, 2021 8:12 am GMT

* Montana town becomes first to regulate crypto climate impact LOS ANGELES, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In mid-April, nearly 150 local environmentalists marched to the gates of Greenidge Generation, a bitcoin mining facility in upstate New York, in a last-ditch effort to block its expansion. Their objection: that the creation of the cryptocurrency, an energy-intensive process in ...

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