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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 | Out of Sight – Not Out of Mind

by Tim Whitehouse | February 28, 2020
America’s coasts are still lined with a legion of large “legacy” dumps off high-level radioactive, medical, and other military and industrial wastes ...

BLOG | Attack on Climate Science – 2020 Update

by Tim Whitehouse | January 31, 2020
The Trump administration’s pro-industry, anti-science agenda has undermined the work of every federal agency that conducts climate science and has a broad chilling effect on agency personnel ...

PEERMail: The Worst One Yet

by Tim Whitehouse | January 30, 2020
Of the estimated 95 Trump environmental rollbacks, one of the most dangerous is the aim to gut the Clean Water Act, threatening water security and drinking water quality ...

PEERMail: Exploding in a Neighborhood Near You

by Tim Whitehouse | January 16, 2020
America's industrial infrastructure suffers from aging pipes prone to corrosive leaks leading to ignition that have led to near-catastrophic accidents ...

BLOG: EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

by Tim Whitehouse | January 6, 2020
A working group of the EPA's Scientific Advisory Board blasts the Administration's efforts to drastically scale back U.S. clean water protections ...