Documents on crypto mining
Alexander Fanta made this access to documents request to Energy
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Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
- All documents explicitly mentioning or otherwise relating to the practice of crypto-currency mining, as well as relating to the energy consumption of crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. My request includes all communication with other EU officials, member state officials and stakeholders on the subject, including e-mails and minutes of meetings and briefing notes. This specifically is meant to include meeting minutes and follow-up exchanges on a call with Swedish and German officials on February 3, 2022.
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Access to documents team (cr)
Dear Mr Fanta,
We refer to your e-mail of 01 March 2022, in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on the 02 of March under the above
mentioned reference number. Your application is currently being handled.
However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your
application within the time limit of 15 working days, which expired on 23
An extended time limit is needed as the application concerns documents
held by different Services, which must be consulted.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 13 April 2022.
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
DG ENERGY – Access to documents team
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Dear [email address],
any news on my request?