“Tolerating blind obedience in the name of patriotism or religion ultimately takes our lives.
When the Atomic Energy Commission described the country north of the Nevada Test Site as ‘virtually uninhabited desert terrain,’ my family and the birds at Great Salt Lake were some of the ‘virtual uninhabitants'." – Refuge, an Unnatural History, Terry Tempest Williams
Williams and her Utah family are among the group of unfortunate people known as Downwinders. See http://www.downwinders.org