Bitcoin mining is drowning out the sound of Niagara Falls – here’s how

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In the US border town of Niagara Falls, residents accustomed to the soothing roar of the famous waterfalls recently discovered a much less pleasant sound: the “haunting hum” of bitcoin mining plants. Bitcoin mining plants have multiplied in the United States since China banned them from its territory in 2021. The United States is now emerging as a global leader in the industry. Attracted by the cheap hydroelectric power available in Niagara Falls, digital mining company Blockfusion took up residence at a former coal factory there in 2019, followed by US Bitcoin in 2020, which operates from a f…

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