posted on Jul, 17 2008 @ 12:29 AM
It's probably not to the extent of mutation, but certainly cancers, asthmas and blood disorders are rampant.
I grew up about 15 miles from the final assembly point of the nuclear weapons of this country. I would say conservatively that more than half of all
the people I know, including my family, have cancer, MS, lupus, asthma/emphysema or bizarre blood disorders.
The government and EPA deny this, of course, but subjectively I can tell you that people certainly can get sick by being in the proximity of sloppy
government waste and hazardous materials.
I can't even imagine how actual nuclear testing affected folks in that area.