Greenidge Generation comment period to DEC extended to November 19

The public comment period on the Greenidge Generation application has been extended.

Originally set to expire on October 22, the deadline for written comment to the state Department of Environmental Conservation was extended to November 19.

The DEC announced the extra time for comment to renew Greenidge air permits, but gave no explanation for the extension.

Opponents of the facility and its bitcoin mining efforts held a rally this week and are asking for a statewide moratorium until an environmental impact study is executed.

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