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Arkansas Tightens Grip on Bitcoin Mining

Arkansas bitcoin mining operations appear to be headed for more regulation. read more >
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The Crypto Conundrum

Crypto mines invited stricter regulations by being bad neighbors. read more >
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Second Thoughts About Crypto Mines

Arkansas lawmakers who protected noisy and energy-hungry bitcoin mining complexes last year with a law preempting local restrictions on them are revisiting the issue. read more >
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Bitcoin Miner Wins a Round In DeWitt, but Fight Goes On

Locals in Dewitt are rallying opposition to the noisy bitcoin facility, even after Jones Digital LLC won a preliminary court ruling. read more >
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Plans for DeWitt Bitcoin Mine Taking Shape Amidst Foreign Ownership ConcernsLock Icon

The digital currency mine in development by Jones Digital LLC is on an acre of land in DeWitt owned by Little Rock attorney Lyle D. Foster, who said he was unaware of any foreign ownership. read more >
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Bitcoin Mining Outcry Comes to a Crescendo

Concerned citizens in DeWitt are fighting plans for more bitcoin mining, and state Sen. Bryan King, R-Green Forest, and Arkansas Rice Growers Association Chair Kenneth Graves have joined their cause. read more >
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Good Things Take Time (Editorial)

Rushed legislation, such as Act 851 regarding crypto mining, rarely benefits anyone. read more >

US House Committee Works Toward Clarifying Crypto

Rep. French Hill says delaying regulation risks growth and innovation read more >

Unintended Consequences (Editorial)

Many uncertainties surround crypto mining and Act 851 hamstrings local governments. read more >

State Law Taking Effect in August Protects Mining Operations

A state law to prohibit “discrimination” against cryptocurrency mining operations passed during this year’s legislative session and will take effect on Aug. 1. read more >
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Faulkner County Citizens Speak Out About Crypto-Mining Noise

Neighbors of the cryptocurrency mine in Bono have complaints about the constant noise coming from the Newrays facility. read more >
Power units at a cryptocurrency mining farm
Banking & Finance / Energy

Low Power Prices for Crypto Miners Come With Strings AttachedLock Icon

Entergy Arkansas is offering a special tariff for the companies, and spokesperson Brandi Hinkle offered more details. read more >
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Cheap Arkansas Power, Fuel for Making Money

Utility customers get a good rate for electricity just by living in Arkansas, but how do you get an even lower rate? Start a business that burns through kilowatts, like steel mills or a crypto mining. read more >
Banking & Finance

Veteran-Owned Cryptic Farms Opens 4 Hubs in a YearLock Icon

Cryptic Farms, established in Malvern a year ago, has hubs in Greenbrier, Russellville and Mountain Pine, as well as its downtown Malvern site. read more >
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In Case You Missed It (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

A look back at recent cover stories on new Arkansas industries. read more >
Jon Chadwell, executive director of the Newport Economic Development Commission, stands inside the new GMI Computing bitcoin mining hub.
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Bitcoin Hubs Bask In Entergy’s GlowLock Icon

‘Crypto mining’ set for Newport, Little Rock and Walnut Ridge; Pine Bluff says no. read more >