BLM grants Burning Man 2011 permit

WINNEMUCCA (AP) - Burning Man organizers have been granted the federal permit they need to hold their annual counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno this summer.

Officials for the U.S. Bureau of Land Manage-ment approved the special recreation permit Wednesday for a 4,400-acre section of the Black Rock Desert in Pershing County.

The festival runs the week leading up to Labor Day but the permit covers seven weeks.


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