PJM, which coordinates the flow of electricity from power generators to utility companies in 13 states and the District of Columbia, is facing complaints about how it ensures it will have enough capacity to keep the electricity flowing during a winter storm or summer heat wave. (Photo by fhm/Getty Images)

Pa. House environmental leader guts his own bill to manage crypto mining growth

BY: - October 16, 2023

The Democratic chairperson of the state House committee that vets environmental policy gutted his own bill on Monday, legislation that was designed to help the state get a regulatory grip on the energy-hungry cryptocurrency mining industry. Rep. Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) had previously called off a June 27 vote on his crypto mining bill and an […]

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Crypto-mining could be Pa’s next big environmental threat. We need to treat it that way | Opinion

BY: - June 1, 2023

The industry is operating with little regulation and oversight. Its many environmental impacts must be taken seriously.

New York legislator’s Twitter hacked after appearance before Pa. House committee

BY: - May 3, 2023

Anna Kelles’ account was taken over after her testimony to the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.

Pa. passed a tax break for data centers. Now crypto-miners are taking advantage

BY: - March 13, 2022

The cost of the program is expected to grow from $5 million in 2021 to almost $90 million by 2027.