Nurses Stand Up in Climate March Actions Across the Country

Registered nurse members of National Nurses United (NNU) will join with thousands of others across the nation in climate march actions this Saturday, April 29, calling particular attention to how climate change and environmental pollution threaten the health and safety of their patients.

National Nurses United
April 28, 2017

Nurses: Keystone XL Pipeline Still Significant Threat to Public Health and Climate Change

Nurses remain adamantly opposed to construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, and will continue to speak out and join public protests against the project, warning of the consequences for public health and the acceleration of the damaging effects of the climate crisis, said National Nurses United today.

National Nurses United
March 24, 2017

Nurses Applaud San Luis Obispo County Vote to Uphold Rejection of Phillips 66 Train Project

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United welcomed the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors vote to uphold the Planning Commission's rejection of a controversial proposal by Phillip 66 to transport millions of gallons of crude tar sands oil through the county by rail every week.

California Nurses Association
March 15, 2017
Stop silicosis

The Human Cost Of Trump's Rollback On Regulations

WASHINGTON - If Tom Ward had to die from his work, he'd rather fall off a scaffold than endure the slow death his father did from the debilitating lung disease silicosis.

By Dave Jamieson writing for The Huffington Post
April 17, 2017

McAllen denies drilling permit

In front of packed chambers at city hall, with many sporting anti-drilling stickers, the commission denied a drilling permit to Texakoma, a gas and oil company from Plano. The application was for a drilling site near North 10th Street and Northgate Lane. The well would be drilled horizontally, underneath 10th Street, and would terminate near North Colonel Rowe.

Mitchell Ferman, The Monitor
April 4, 2017

Maryland Senate just voted 35-10 to ban fracking in the state

The Maryland Senate just voted 35-10 to ban fracking in Maryland! Since the House already passed the bill and Governor Hogan promised to sign it, we're about to ban fracking in Maryland.

Food & Water Watch
April 4, 2017
Brian Ferrer, RN speaks before LA city health commission

Nurses speak out: Urban drilling does not belong in our communities!

Brian Ferrer, RN, has a front row seat to the health consequences and sees what happens to patients exposed to our environmental toxins.

National Nurses United
November 17, 2017
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The Time to Move Off Fossil Fuels is Now

More than a month after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, many of the island’s residents still struggle without electricity or clean water.

by Wenonah Hauter; Jean Ross, RN
October 27, 2017
D.C. RN Rita Collins speaks at OFF Act Press conference

RNs Speak at OFF Act Press Conference on Capitol Hill

Rita Collins, RN, spoke at rally on Capitol Hill Thursday in support of the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act (OFF Act), which will put the United States on a pathway to replace fossil fuels

National Nurses United
October 26, 2017