Crypto miners are now in the crosshairs of US legislators.
A crypto mining bill that pushes for transparency on gas emissions data is being pushed back in Congress, courtesy of U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and Rep. Jared Huffman.
The bill is being reintroduced in advance of a hearing on the environmental impact of crypto mining scheduled for Tuesday.
Crypto Mining Bill To Mandate Study On Emissions Impact
First proposed in December, the Crypto-Asset Environmental Transparency Act would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to investigate the effects of large-scale crypto mining operations on global warming.