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Jan 19, 2023

Pennsylvania Environmental Groups Urge the DEP to Stop Climate-Killing Cryptomining in Elk County, PA

MEADVILLE, PA (01/18/2023) (readMedia)-- Yesterday, Earthjustice, Clean Air Council and PennFuture submitted comments to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) urging the department to withdraw approval for Diversified Production LLC, a cryptocurrency mining operation that uses fracked gas. The environmental organizations cited the energy-intensive nature of cryptocurrency mining, its threats to air quality, and Diversified's failure to meet critical DEP requirements. Read More