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Jeff Merkley

Democrat Senator from Oregon

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Jeff Merkley

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The energy it takes to mine crypto rivals the energy usage of entire countries. I joined Senate colleagues in calling on @EPA and @ENERGY to investigate the environmental impacts of cryptomining and require cryptominers to report emissions and energy use. nytimes.com/2022/07/15/cli…
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Jeff Merkley

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RT @SenWarren: Bitcoin mining's energy use has more than tripled since 2019, consuming as much energy as entire countries. It's even drivin…
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