NY’s Blockchain-Based COVID-19 Passport Is Now Live
The pass will be used to confirm an individual's recent negative PCR or antigen test result or proof of vaccination to help fast-track the reopening of businesses and event venues.
Union opposition helped kill a Senate-passed environmental bill in the New York Assembly to regulate crypto mining.
The power station that sparked controversy over a bitcoin mining expansion plan will also invest in renewable energy projects.
"We're going to become the center of life science, the center of cybersecurity ... the center of bitcoins," said Adams.
The new legislation seeks to counter an industry that critics blast as detrimental to New York’s decarbonization goals.
Reshma Patel unveiled a proposal to have New York invest in blockchain businesses and cryptocurrencies.