Greenidge's Seneca Lake Crypto Project Wins NY Supreme Court Ruling to Continue Operations

A local judge ruled that Greenidge's project "would not impact the air or water of Seneca Lake."

AccessTimeIconApr 8, 2022 at 3:46 a.m. UTC
Updated Apr 8, 2022 at 2:04 p.m. UTC

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Bitcoin mining company Greenidge Generation Holdings (GREE) won the dismissal of a petition filed by the Sierra Club and Seneca Lake Guardian to try to stop its crypto mining project at Seneca Lake, N.Y., it said in a statement Thursday.

  • The ruling by the state Supreme Court is the fifth legal challenge Greenidge has won since 2016, according to the statement. Greenidge says it operates within full compliance of its New York state air and water permits.
  • "Various and overlapping opponents have now lost all five legal actions related to the facility and we properly sought and received all necessary approvals to start this project long ago, with Planning Board approval," Greenidge Generation President Dale Irwin was cited as saying in the statement.

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