3 More Chinese Provinces Shutter Crypto Mines as Clampdown Continues

Three provinces in China have joined a growing list of jurisdictions in the country that have ordered a halt to crypto mining amid a nationwide crackdown on the industry. Heifi Online, a Chinese state-owned website in Anhui, reported Wednesday that the province will “clean up and shut down” crypto mines to avoid an imminent power shortage. Also on Wednesday, Chinese journalist Colin Wu reported that the provincial departments of China’s State Grid Corp. in Henan and Gansu will shutter local mining industries in those provinces.

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