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Crypto mining allegedly worsening air pollution in Iran By Cointelegraph

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Crypto mining allegedly worsening air air pollution in Iran

The push by many in Iran to determine the nation as a mecca for crypto miners could also be having some unintended environmental penalties.

In accordance with a Bloomberg report, the power necessities of (BTC) and crypto mining in Iran coupled with the demand for warmth in an exceptionally chilly winter have contributed to a scarcity, forcing energy vegetation to allegedly burn “low-grade gasoline oils” to fulfill the nation’s electrical wants. The outcome has been “thick layers of poisonous smog” throughout many Iranian cities and blackouts as some energy vegetation have closed.