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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Jeff Moore (Ward 6) has introduced a local law that would impose a maximum noise level in certain areas of the city. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has lifted its 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a second week, the Plattsburgh Common Council took no action on legislation designed to lift the city’s moratorium on the buildout of new cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nearly 11 months later, the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations will remain in place. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Patrick McFarlin (Ward 5) intends to introduce a resolution on Thursday that will effectively end the city’s ban on new commercial cryptocurrency facilities. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It was last summer when Dale Dowdle could’ve been seen outside of City Hall, brush in hand with a can of wood stain on the ground, retouching the doors of the 101-year-old building as the afternoon slipped into the... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the New Year on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at the top stories of 2018. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A local entrepreneur has designed a mechanism that may be able to capture wasted heat from cryptocurrency mining rigs and funnel it where it could prove useful — commercial and municipal buildings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Every commercial cryptocurrency mining operation looking to open up shop in the City of Plattsburgh, once the 18-month moratorium is lifted, will now have to adhere to a new set of rules. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Over seven months into an 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations in the City of Plattsburgh, the long-promised zoning regulations designed to address health and safety concerns stemming from those... Read more

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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? Read 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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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