Brian Doherty writes:
Burning Man is a week-long event of art and temporary community held on federal land in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The event organizers thus must get a permit from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) before the burning can legally begin.
This year the BLM is proposing a long series of fresh demands on the event’s organizers, most of which strike this reader as more about “event management” than the land management issues the BLM should care about if stewardship of the land is indeed its purpose and goal.
One of the demands in particular raises serious Fourth Amendment issues. A section quoted in full from Burning Man Event Special Recreation Permit Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Volume Two:
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h/t, Joe Cadillic