USA Legislators Concerned Over Bitcoin PoW Energy Consumption.

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After a number of US politicians called on the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to investigate whether crypto mining companies in the country were complying with the country’s environmental standards, the EPA agreed to look into the matter.

This past March, the crypto community in New York launched a petition in order to prevent the New York Assembly from passing a contentious proposal that would impose a moratorium on specific proof-of-work crypto mining activities in the state.

In a letter to the government, they highlighted “serious worries” about “the inherently energy inefficient Proof of Work mining technique used to validate transactions,” as previously reported.

While this is going on, certain localities in the United States, such as Fort Worth, Texas, are putting up significant effort to become more ‘crypto-friendly.’