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    Torrey Town Planning Board Green Lights Expansion to Greenidge’s Bitcoin Operation

    April 20, 2021

    At last night’s meeting, the Town of Torrey planning board approved a site plan application for Greenidge Generation LLC. Greenidge operates a gas-fired power plant and bitcoin mining operation. With this approval, Greenidge will now be able to build housing for more computers.  The plant should be mining bitcoin with 45MW/h of electricity by the end The post Torrey Town Planning Board Green Light ... more

    Looking for a Job in Community Radio? We’re Hiring an Assistant General Manager

    April 19, 2021

    WRFI is hiring an energetic and committed person to join its leadership team as part-time Assistant General Manager (20-30 hours) and build on the successes of the station’s first 8 years of operation. The job offers an opportunity to take part in nearly every aspect of station management and operation.  WRFI is committed to being The post Looking for a Job in Community Radio? We're Hiring an Assi ... more

    Environmentalists Rally Against Greenidge Expansion, State Lawmakers Take Notice

    April 19, 2021

    Environmental activists and concerned citizens rallied on Saturday, opposing Greenidge Generation’s expansion plans and gaining the attention of state lawmakers. Greenidge Generation is in the town of Torrey on Seneca Lake. The company operates a gas-fired power plant, mining bitcoin on an industrial scale. Bitcoin mining is energy intensive, and the cheaper the electricity, the The post Environme ... more

    Cryptocurrency Mining, An Emerging and Unregulated Industry?

    April 16, 2021

    Greenidge Generation LLC is a natural gas power plant that’s mining cryptocurrency on an industrial scale, and Greenidge aims to expand its operations.  The last round of government approval needed to give the greenlight to Greenidge’s expansion, is the Torrey Town Planning board. Torrey is a small, rural town in the heart of the Finger The post Cryptocurrency Mining, An Emerging and Unregulated I ... more

    An Update on the Election

    April 16, 2021

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