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Greenidge’s merger partner Support.com rockets upward after carbon neutral bitcoin mining promise

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UPDATE (August 27, 2021): Support.com shares hit a high of $59.69 this afternoon, triple its close at $19.70 yesterday (Aug. 26). The market value of the company briefly soared to $1.43 billion, compared to $52 ... more
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Khouzam pleads guilty to killing mother three years ago in Yates County

Khouzam pleads guilty to killing mother three years ago in Yates County
Paul Khouzam, who killed his mother in Dresden three years ago pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday. The 39-year-old broke into his mother's home on Arrowhead Beach Road in Torrey and attacked her. She was ... more
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Greenidge announces closure of Lockwood Hills landfill in Dresden

Greenidge announces closure of Lockwood Hills landfill in Dresden
Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. announced last week that it will be investing profits from its bitcoin mining operation in Dresden, New York to expedite the closure of an existing, forty-year-old coal ash landfill. They will ... more
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Greenidge plans new bitcoin operation in recently shuttered South Carolina printing plant that laid off 400 workers

Greenidge plans new bitcoin operation in recently shuttered South Carolina printing plant that laid off 400 workers
Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. has announced plans to launch its second bitcoin mining operation later this year or in early 2022 at a recently shuttered printing plant in Spartanburg, S.C. GGH’s parent company, Atlas Holdings, ... more
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Swimmer airlifted after being pulled from Seneca Lake

Ithaca resident in stable condition after falling from upper floor of apartment building
Sheriff Ron Spike says one person was airlifted from Dresden, along Seneca Lake to Strong Memorial Hospital during the afternoon hours on Sunday following a water rescue. A 29-year-old from out-of-state disappeared beneath the surface ... more
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The Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum is now open

The Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum is now open
The Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum reopened at 12 noon on Saturday, July 3, returning to operation after closing for all of 2020 and the spring of 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Museum ... more
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Despite Greenidge announcement its going carbon neutral, environmental advocates worry about long-term implications

Despite Greenidge announcement its going carbon neutral, environmental advocates worry about long-term implications
Reeling from a round of negative publicity it helped trigger on bitcoin’s heavy environmental footprint, Greenidge Generation Holdings LLC has announced plans to operate “carbon neutral” by June 1. The company said Friday it would buy “voluntary ... 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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Lawmakers consider bill that would impose 3-year state moratorium on bitcoin mining, force environmental impact statement

Lawmakers consider bill that would impose 3-year state moratorium on bitcoin mining, force environmental impact statement
The legislation stems from alarm over the prospect that Greenidge Generation’s proposed expansion of Bitcoin operations at its power plant in Dresden could be the harbinger of a wave of power plant conversions that would ... more
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Greenidge releases daily water temperature data for trout spawning season

Greenidge releases daily water temperature data for trout spawning season
Last week Greenidge Generation published what it says is daily water temperature data from its power generation and data processing center operation between March 1 and April 17 – a critical time during trout spawning ... more
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Greenidge’s bitcoin mining ambitions are headed for conflict with New York State’s Clean Energy agenda

Torrey Planning Board gives 4-1 ‘super’ approval needed to advance Greenidge expansion
Editor's Note: This story was originally published by New York Focus, written by Peter Mantius. His blog Water Front Online covers the region and state's most important environmental issues.  A decade ago, the bankrupt owner ... more
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Spotlighting Greenidge’s air emissions, EarthJustice warns: Power-hungry data centers could sink NYS climate goals

Spotlighting Greenidge’s air emissions, EarthJustice warns: Power-hungry data centers could sink NYS climate goals
EarthJustice and the Sierra Club are calling for the Cuomo Administration take decisive action on Greenidge Generation’s pending renewal of its air emissions permit, potentially jeopardizing the plant’s proposed expansion of Bitcoin processing operations. The ... more
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As bitcoin’s price rockets ever higher, Greenidge mining profits soar: Will owners’ windfall wealth trickle down?

As bitcoin’s price rockets ever higher, Greenidge mining profits soar: Will owners’ windfall wealth trickle down?
Greenidge Generation’s earnings surged last year thanks to its impeccably-timed move into Bitcoin mining, and prospects for even greater cryptocurrency profits look bright — at least for the near term. Company owners are seizing the ... more
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Greenidge parent company merges with Support.com

Greenidge releases daily water temperature data for trout spawning season
Greenidge Generation announced that its holding company has signed an agreement to merge with Support.com. The deal is subject to shareholder approval and customary closing conditions, according to Greenidge. Support.com is a leading provider of ... 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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Cuomo lets Greenidge, Cargill skip environmental reviews triggering outcry, lawsuits

Cuomo let’s Greenidge, Cargill skip environmental reviews triggering outcry, lawsuits
For a decade, the Cuomo Administration has narrowly applied state environmental law to a pair of Finger Lakes industrial projects in ways that favor their out-of-state owners at the expense of those most likely to ... more
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Greenidge makes $25K donation to Dresden FD for equipment purchase

Greenidge makes $25K donation to Dresden FD for equipment purchase
Greenidge Generation has made a significant contribution to the Dresden Fire Department. They donated $25,000 toward the purchase of a Jaws of Life, a piece of equipment regularly used at serious car accidents. “The village ... more
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Activists call for Gov. Cuomo to deny Greenidge Generation permit

Organizations from across NY State, businesses, residents, and visitors to the Finger Lakes region are urging Governor Cuomo to direct his DEC to deny Greenidge Power Facility’s storm water permit and immediately revoke the existing air ... 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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