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US Congressman to Assess Environmental Impact of Mining Cryptocurrencies
Apr 25, 2022 at 12:30
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US Congressman to Assess Environmental Impact of Mining Cryptocurrencies
Leading U.S. lawmakers and members of a select community concerned with water, ocean and wildlife want the environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining assessed. A total of 23 members of Congress signed the letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Micheal Reagan.
Russia Seeks a way to Legalize Cryptocurrency Mining as Soon as Possible
Mar 28, 2022 at 10:40
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Russia Seeks a way to Legalize Cryptocurrency Mining as Soon as Possible
The issue of legalizing the mining of cryptocurrencies in Russia is not new. However, now the country's Energy Ministry is emphasizing the need to create a proper framework so that the economy can benefit from it.
Kazakh Authorities Spotted 13 Underground Cryptocurrency Mining Farms Illegally Consuming Energy
Feb 24, 2022 at 13:21
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Kazakh Authorities Spotted 13 Underground Cryptocurrency Mining Farms Illegally Consuming Energy
Kazakhstan's Energy Ministry is redoubling its efforts to fight illegal cryptocurrency mining. This week, 13 illegal facilities with a total capacity of over 200 Wt were discovered and shut down.
Kazakhstan to Build Power Plants to Retain the Leadership in Cryptocurrency Mining
Dec 30, 2021 at 11:00
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Kazakhstan to Build Power Plants to Retain the Leadership in Cryptocurrency Mining
The government of Kazakhstan is discussing ways to build new power plants to generate additional energy. With this move, the country aims to support the cryptocurrency mining industry.
An Official in Kyrgyzstan was Exposed Illegally Consuming Electricity for Cryptocurrency Mining
Dec 11, 2021 at 12:02
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An Official in Kyrgyzstan was Exposed Illegally Consuming Electricity for Cryptocurrency Mining
The State Committee of Homeland Security of Kyrgyzstan discovered an illegal cryptocurrency mining facility in the home of an official from the energy sector.
Iceland Limits Energy Supply for Industry and Business; Cryptocurrency Miners Suffer Standbys
Dec 09, 2021 at 12:34
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Iceland Limits Energy Supply for Industry and Business; Cryptocurrency Miners Suffer Standbys
On December 7, Icelandic utility Landsvirkjun decided to restrict energy supply to industrial companies such as aluminum plants and cryptocurrency miners. The reason for this move is a massive energy shortage.
Russian Cryptocurrency Miners Will be Subject to Increased Electricity Prices Even if They Work from Home
Dec 01, 2021 at 12:45
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Russian Cryptocurrency Miners Will be Subject to Increased Electricity Prices Even if They Work from Home
The Russian Energy Ministry confirms that mining cryptocurrencies is not part of daily needs. Therefore, there is no way for miners to benefit from residential electricity rates.
Not the Leader Anymore: Cryptocurrency Miners Flee Kazakhstan due to the Lack of Energy
Nov 25, 2021 at 12:50
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Not the Leader Anymore: Cryptocurrency Miners Flee Kazakhstan due to the Lack of Energy
Kazakhstan does not have enough energy capacity to meet the needs of the crypto mining industry. For this reason, many of them are fleeing to Russia and the US.
The Community of Gamers Doesn't Want to Integrate with Cryptocurrency Due to Rivalry Over Graphics Cards
Nov 12, 2021 at 12:00
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The Community of Gamers Doesn't Want to Integrate with Cryptocurrency Due to Rivalry Over Graphics Cards
The video gaming community seems to be quite hostile towards the cryptocurrency industry. They have been very negative about the rumours of Discord integrating with the Ethereum blockchain.
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