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US senators ask EPA to look into the possible benefits of crypto mining

An alliance of 14 United States senators, representatives and House members signed an open letter to the Environmental Protection Agency praising the potential benefits of crypto mining.

A Thursday letter was sent by many U.S. senators including Senator Cynthia Lummis, who is pro-Bitcoin, and Representative Tom Emmer. AddressedMichael Regan, EPA Administrator, requests that the government agency examine the possible impact on Crypto miningTo balance innovation and environment concerns, The group of 14 senators and representatives claimed mining could have a “substantial stabilizing effect on energy grids” and cited examples of Mining operations that use flared gasRenewable energy sources.