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NYS Supreme Court justice rules in favor of Greenidge Generation

NYS Supreme Court justice rules in favor of Greenidge Generation

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 forth an Article 78 proceeding against Greenidge ... MORE
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Stanley man arrested for DWI

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 Torrey. Upon investigation, trooper’s observed multiple signs ... MORE
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Greenidge says it has doubled employment at Dresden Bitcoin facility since start of COVID-19 pandemic

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 increased from 22 in February, 2020 to ... MORE
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Judge hears arguments in case against Greenidge Bitcoin mining expansion

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. The arguments focused on the effort to ... MORE
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State tentatively agrees to extend and modify ash landfill permit in Torrey

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 Times reports before a final decision is ... MORE
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Environmental groups request injunction against Greenidge

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 several other environmental groups opposed to the ... MORE
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 he was unable to stop in time ... MORE
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Greenidge says bitcoin mining along Seneca Lake will be carbon neutral by June

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 in Dresden. Greenidge will purchase voluntary carbon ... MORE
Torrey Planning Board gives 4-1 ‘super’ approval needed to advance Greenidge expansion

Torrey Planning Board gives 4-1 ‘super’ approval needed to advance Greenidge bitcoin 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 site plan. While that vote was considered ... MORE
Crash closes part of Rt. 14 for hours in Yates County

Crash closes part of Rt. 14 for hours in Yates County

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 to first responders who say the closure ... MORE
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 of Torrey Planning Board for a February ... MORE
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 Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake Guardian and others ... MORE
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 Greenidge’s expansion into bitcoin mining impacted the ... MORE
‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers – By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, ... MORE
‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $10.3 million in investment, which will bring rural broadband infrastructure to more than 1,600 households, more than 300 businesses, and will cover more than 80 square miles in Yates County. It’s part of the e-Connectivity initiative ... MORE