Executive Director

Tim Whitehouse

Tim Whitehouse has more than 25 years of experience working on a wide range of environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations and community groups. Tim was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency for 10 years, where he specialized in enforcement of the Clean Water Act and in hazardous waste compliance issues. He was also head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada for 5 years. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with non-profit organizations focusing on clean energy issues. Most recently, he was executive director of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, a health advocacy group working to address climate change, toxics pollution, and nuclear disarmament issues in Maryland. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

PEERMail | A New Year and Wolves on the Edge

by Tim Whitehouse | January 17, 2022
Protecting wildlife will be a significant part of our work in the new year, starting off with a webinar on protecting vulnerable wolf populations ...

BLOG | We Can’t Build Our Way Out of the Climate Crisis

by Tim Whitehouse | November 19, 2021
Reducing our energy use must be a goal. Time is too short, and the climate math is too rigorous, for us to build our way out of this crisis ...

PEERMail | Reversing EPA’s Pesticide Failures

by Tim Whitehouse | November 1, 2021
EPA needs good scientists who want to work in environments where they feel supported and respected, even in the face of industry pressure ...

PEERMail | From PFAS to Climate Change: Are we Moving Forward Yet?

by Tim Whitehouse | October 18, 2021
While we have many reasons to be optimistic, the Biden Administration's environmental actions so far are falling short ...

Revealed | EPA Data on potential PFAS Sites

by Tim Whitehouse | October 17, 2021
The scale of potential PFAS problems is several times larger than previously understood - more than 120,000 potential sites identified ...