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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.

BLOG | It’s Time to Take on Interior Department Corruption

by | June 2, 2020
In the midst of a pandemic, corruption at the Department of Interior continues with slashed oil and gas royalties and fines on renewable energy companies ...

Statement | We Must All Address Racism and Economic Injustice

by | June 1, 2020
The outrage over recent racial violence and injustice, has been another reminder of our failure to address a history of racism and economic injustice ...

PEERMail | 100,000 and Counting – A Grim Milestone

by | May 28, 2020
As we pass a grim mortality milestone for the COVID-19 pandemic, this immense death toll highlights the distressing extent of our national incapacity ...

BLOG | EPA Creating A “Pandemic of Pollution” Since COVID-19 Crisis

by | May 26, 2020
Despite the connection between exposure to air pollution and adverse outcomes from COVID-19, EPA continues to accelerate its efforts to gut important air quality protections, unleashing what a new staff report by U.S. Senator Carper calls a “pandemic of pollution.” Since March 1, EPA ...

BLOG | There Is No “Trump Exemption” – That Is Why We Are Suing

by | May 19, 2020
PEER and Western Watersheds Project sued the Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, alleging that Bernhardt has used temporary appointees to lead the National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management in violation of federal laws and the U.S. Constitution ...
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