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Why is the City of Plattsburgh trying to reverse or stop the moratorium on cryptocurrency/Bitcoin farms trying to get into the city for cheap electric rates? more

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PLATTSBURGH | Localities across the North Country are grappling with how to accommodate the influx of cryptocurrency miners flocking to their communities allured by cheap electricity rates. more

The Sun

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Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Colin Read isn’t a communist.  But since the city imposed an 18-month moratorium on cryptocurrency nearly four months ago, the City of Plattsburgh mayor has gotten an onslaught of emails telling him he is. more

The Sun

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Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Just four months into the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on cryptocurrency, lawmakers are poised to repeal the law and move forward with revisions to the city code, safety standards and more. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Following in the City of Plattsburgh’s footsteps, the Village of Rouses Point has voted to impose a two-year ban on cryptocurrency, blockchain and similar data mining operations. more

The Sun

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ROUSES POINT | The Village of Rouses Point is temporarily prohibiting cryptocurrency miners from setting up shop within village limits until digital currency operations can offer more benefits to its residents. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday passed a moratorium that will temporarily halt new commercial cryptocurrency operations from moving into the city for the next 18 months. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Just hours after the PSC announced it would allow local authorities to charge cryptocurrency miners more for electricity, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read warned that the decision doesn’t mark the end of the city’s energy concerns. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The state Public Service Commission (PSC) announced on Thursday that it will allow upstate power authorities to impose tariffs on the electricity used by commercial cryptocurrency mining operations. more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read is optimistic that rather than subsidizing cryptocurrency mining operations, city ratepayers could see some benefit. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | City officials are considering putting a moratorium on any new cryptocurrency mining operations for the next 18 months. more

The Sun

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