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Hearing on "Cleaning Up Cryptocurrency: The Energy Impacts of Blockchains"

Date: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 10:30am
Location: 
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco WebEx online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "Cleaning Up Cryptocurrency: The Energy Impacts of Blockchains."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chair DeGette as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Ari Juels 
Weill Family Foundation and Joan and Sanford I. Weill Professor
Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute
Cornell Tech

Testimony

 

John Belizaire
Chief Executive Officer
Soluna Computing, Inc.

Testimony

 

Brian Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
BitFury

Testimony

 

Steve Wright
Former Chief Executive Officer
Chelan County Public Utility District and Bonneville Power Administration

Testimony

 

Gregory Zerzan
Shareholder
Jordan Ramis P.C.

Testimony