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Nevada Bureau Of Land Management Proposes Building Wall Around Burning Man


According to a report by Business Insider, Nevada's Bureau of Land Management has proposed constructing a 10-mile concrete barrier around Black Rock City, the patch of desert where the annual Burning Man festival takes place. The proposal reportedly calls for 'hardened physical perimeter barriers' in addition to a fleet of contracted private security to screen people entering the event.

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