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Rep. Tenney pushes for millions in funding across Finger Lakes: Projects in Lyons, Waterloo, Phelps, and Torrey all on the list

Rep. Tenney pushes for millions in funding across Finger Lakes: Projects in Lyons, Waterloo, Phelps, and Torrey all on the list
Municipalities in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties could get millions in federal funds if Congress approves the proposal, Rep. Claudia Tenney announced Tuesday. Tenney, R-24 of Oswego County has selected five local projects for ... more
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Deputies: Driver airlifted after serious one-car rollover crash in Yates County

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An investigation is underway after one person was airlifted from the scene of a serious crash in Yates County a little before 6 p.m. in the town of Torrey. The crash happened on Leach Road, ... more
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Crash temporarily shuts down Rt. 14 in Torrey

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A two-vehicle collision caused a temporary shutdown of a section of Route 14 between Nutt and Travis Road in the town of Torrey. The incident, which occurred at the Anthony Road intersection, led to serious ... more
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Major $2.4M water project underway in Torrey

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On Tuesday, local officials and the state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of a $2.4 million water project in the town of Torrey in Yates ... more
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DEC says its ‘investigating’ as Greenidge appears to create staging area for major, new construction project after permit denial

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A day after the state Department of Environmental Conservation denied Greenidge Generation an air permit for its power plant in Dresden, contractors for the company appear to be using a DEC boat launch as a ... more
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Greenidge’s bitcoin operation on Seneca Lake loses bid for new air permit, jeopardizing its future

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation today denied Greenidge Generation LLC’s application to renew its Title V air permit, jeopardizing the future operation of the plant’s controversial Bitcoin mining operation. “The gas-fired facility’s continued operations ... more
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NYS Supreme Court justice rules in favor of Greenidge Generation

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A State Supreme Court judge in Yates County has dismissed a motion to halt Greenidge Generation's cryptocurrency mining operation expansion near Seneca Lake. On Thursday, April 7, Judge Daniel Doyle dismissed a motion to bring ... more
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Stanley man arrested for DWI

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Police report the arrest of a Stanley man after a motor vehicle crash. According to a news release, State Police in Montour Falls arrested Adam Mahan, 28 for driving while intoxicated in the town of ... more
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Greenidge says it has doubled employment at Dresden Bitcoin facility since start of COVID-19 pandemic

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Greenidge Generation says it has doubled employment at its Bitcoin mining facility in the village of Dresden since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a news release, the company said full time employment has ... more
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Judge hears arguments in case against Greenidge Bitcoin mining expansion

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Yates County Supreme Court Judge Daniel Doyle heard arguments Tuesday in an Article 78 action brought by those opposed to the Greenidge LLC crypto currency mining operation on Seneca Lake in the town of Torrey ... more
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State tentatively agrees to extend and modify ash landfill permit in Torrey

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The state has decided tentatively to renew and modify the discharge permit for an ash disposal landfill near the Greenidge Generation plant on Seneca Lake in the Yates County town of Torrey. The Finger Lakes ... more
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Environmental groups request injunction against Greenidge

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A request for a preliminary injunction has been filed against Greenidge Generation in an effort to halt the planned expansion of their Dresden power plant for cryptocurrency mining. A release from Seneca Lake Guardian and ... more
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Motorcyclist seriously hurt after being ejected in Yates crash

Motorcyclist seriously hurt after being ejected in Yates crash
First responders say one person was airlifted from a serious motorcycle crash that happened in the town of Torrey on Sunday. Seth Oser, 62, was riding with a group of motorcyclists on Rt. 14 when ... more
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Greenidge says bitcoin mining along Seneca Lake will be carbon neutral by June

Greenidge Generation says its bitcoin mining operation is going to be carbon neutral beginning this year. Effective June 1, the company says it will operate an entirely carbon neutral bitcoin mining operation at its facility ... more
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Torrey Planning Board gives 4-1 ‘super’ approval needed to advance Greenidge bitcoin expansion

Torrey Planning Board gives 4-1 ‘super’ approval needed to advance Greenidge expansion
The Torrey Planning Board gave its blessing for a second time to Greenidge Generation to expand its bitcoin mining operation along Seneca Lake. Earlier this year the Yates County Planning Board voted 5-3 against the ... more
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Crash closes part of Rt. 14 for hours in Yates County

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A portion of State Route 14 in the town of Torrey was shut down for several Horus after a crash during the morning hours on Tuesday. The accident involved a tractor-trailer and pickup truck, according ... more
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Yates Planning Board sends Greenidge app back to Torrey Town Board forcing supermajority vote

Yates Planning Board sends Greenidge app back to Torrey Town Board forcing supermajority vote
The Yates County Planning Board decided not to recommend an application by Greenidge Generation to expand its site in Torrey. Following that decision on Thursday, the entire application will be sent back to the Town ... more
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Town of Torrey, Greenidge Generation sued over potential effects on Seneca Lake

Town of Torrey, Greenidge Generation sued over potential effects on Seneca Lake
Three environmental groups and 30 individuals are seeking a court injunction to block construction or operation of a Bitcoin data mining facility at the Greenidge Generation power plant. The Sierra Club, Committee to Preserve the ... more
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DEBRIEF: Why has the fishing ‘gone to hell’ on Seneca Lake? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Why has the fishing ‘gone to hell’ on Seneca Lake? (podcast)
This week Peter Mantius - founder and editor of The Water Front Online - brought us a story focused on the status of Greenidge Generation, and it's impact on the local environment. Specifically, how has ... more
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