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Hochul signs Kelles-led moratorium on energy-intense crypto mining in power plants

ITHACA, N.Y.—Despite a flurry of lobbying from the cryptocurrency industry, New York has now become the first state to respond to energy-intensive forms of cryptocurrency mining using a moratorium.  Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill that will enact a two-year ban on permitting fossil fuel-based power plants that are generating electricity for use in energy […]