Climate Change

NYSNA and NYRN are pleased to announce the return of our 2021 Medical and Educational Missions.

Lorraine Pierre, RN, from Lincoln Hospital’s pediatric emergency department spoke passionately at a press conference about the impact excess trucks and pollution have on her young patients in the South Bronx.

Fracked Bakken oil, which has the volatility of dynamite, is transported in train cars suitable for vegetable oil and orange juice, all over our state, including within one mile of

NYSNA President Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, RN led a trip September 8-10 to deliver NYSNA ponchos, cell phone charges, and messages of solidarity to the hundreds of Indigenous nations

Owing to a local factory that makes Teflon, the municipal water in Onondaga County’s Hoosick Falls is polluted with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) – more than 50 times the acceptabl