The Bitcoin mine in Limestone, Tennessee, will have to close due to noise complaints from neighbors.
- Tennessee County Ordered Bitcoin Mine Shutdown
- Nearby residents complained about the noise it produced.
- reddogthe company that owns it, will build a mine elsewhere
Mining Bitcoin It has been condemned many times by authorities and by organizations, especially those related to the environment. In fact, the New York Senate has just passed a bill that bans coal miners from crypto mining for two years.
But there is an edge that has been little touched and that is how these mining farms affect those who live in the towns where they are installed.
This week the case that occurred with a mine of Bitcoin in Limestone, Tennessee, United States, which was ordered to cease operations at its current location after county commissioners approved a lawsuit settlement filed following complaints from residents.
Washington County claimed that the mine violates zoning laws and produces too much noisean issue commissioners began trying to address a year before the deal.
That said, the agreement allows RedDog, the company that owns the mine, build a new one in a more suitable place: the Washington County Industrial Park.
New mine location and apologies
Finbold explain what red-dog received the order to close the mine Bitcoin in Limestone within six months after the first units are “powered up” at their new industrial park location or no later than December 31, 2024, whichever is earlier. The deal now awaits approval from the co-defendant’s board of directors. Red Dog, Bright Ridge, the local power company.
If this happens, it will spell the end of the lawsuit Washington County filed in November 2021, in which the county sought the closure of the Bitcoin established next to a substation of brightridge on Bailey Bridge Road in the rural community of New Salem.
The noise produced by the fans on the site caused residents will begin filing their complaints this year. To avoid future problems, the new location must undergo independent noise monitoring, with penalties if it exceeds 60 dB.
Griid, the company that owns red-dog and his co-defendant, also agreed to pay the county $35,000 per acre (0.4 hectare) for the new five-acre site, $500 per day retroactive to September 2021 and through mine closure. Limestone.
During the trial, the CEO of Griid, Trey Kelly, addressing residents, said the company had not anticipated the problems their mine site would cause and apologized for their troubles.
version of DailyBitcoin
Picture of unsplash
WARNING: This is an informative article. DiarioBitcoin is a means of communication, it does not promote, endorse or recommend any investment in particular. It is worth noting that investments in crypto assets are not regulated in some countries. May not be suitable for retail investors as the full amount invested could be lost. Check the laws of your country before investing.