Columbia Co. Planning Commission Denies Bitcoin Mining Application
Planning Dept. says the proposal is inconsistent with goals of comprehensive plan
October 25, 2018
DAYTON—The Delany Room was packed on Monday night as the Columbia County Planning Commission heard from the public and from stakeholders interested in a Site Plan Development Agreement Application for a proposed bitcoin mining center to be located on Columbia Rural Electric Administration property east of Dayton.
After a short presentation from Leonard Ruff, the architect for the applicant, Eastern Mineland LLC, and followed by a lengthy Q&A session, the three members of Planning Commission present deliberated on the merits of the bitcoin mining center and voted to deny the application....