Our View: Rainbow Gathering response highlights double standard – Opinion

With as much environmental scrutiny as ranchers and loggers face, the response by environmentalists and the Forest Service to the unauthorized Rainbow Gathering on the Malheur National Forest is perplexing.

While the Rainbow group claims to care about the environment and vows to leave the forest better than they found it, Forest Service officials say tens of thousands of people gathered in such a small place causes numerous problems for the ecosystem. Yet the event continues every year.

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