How did a power plant along the shores of Seneca Lake in rural Upstate New York dramatically change its course of operation? And how has that shift managed to go almost completely unnoticed?
Water Front Online Reporter Peter Mantius dug into that question – among several others. He covers the environment in Upstate New York, with a focus on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier. His reporting is regularly featured on FingerLakes1.com.
Today on the show, we dive into Greenidge Generation; a power plant that’s operated in Dresden since the 1930s; and after recent approval to continue operating quietly shifted to providing what’s called ‘blockchain services’.
Peter is a three-time Pulitzer nominated reporter covering environmental issues through his first-of-its-kind digital publication The Water Front. He’s won an array of Associated Press, UPI, and Society of Professional Journalist awards. His reporting on environmental issues continues to be featured in prominent New York publications and is available on FingerLakes1.com through an exclusive content partnership. Have a question or lead? Send it to [email protected].