Documents regarding March 14 meeting on crypto-currencies

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Dear Environment,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001 as well as under 2003/4/EC, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

- All documents regarding a March 14 meeting between officials at DG ENV, DG CNCT and DG ENER as well as member state representatives on a possible initiative on crypto-currency (Bitcoin) mining using the proof-of-work method. My request is meant to include e-mails, meeting minutes and other documents relating to the initiative.

Yours faithfully,

Alexander Fanta e.V.
Schönhauser Allee 6-7
10119 Berlin
Germany, Environment

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Dear Mr Fanta

Please find the reply to your access to documents request (our ref GESTDEM 2022/2429). Please acknowledge receipt by email within 5 working days.

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Access to Documents Team


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Dear Madam, Sir,

Please find attached document Ares(2022)4403702 regarding "Gesttdem 2022/2474" sent by Mr Martin Schauer, Head of Unit 'Compliance & Planning' of DG CONNECT on 15/06//2022.

Best regards,

European Commission
Avenue de Beaulieu, 25
B-1160 Brussels/Belgium

KEEBLE Katy (ENER), Environment

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