Executive Director
@TimWhitehouseUS

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 | Rangeland Health Means Fixing the BLM Grazing Program

by | March 21, 2022
PEER is working to ensure that a functional BLM grazing program is a part of the land conservation conversation ...

COMMENTARY | EPA Sets Low Bar on Chemical Safety – And Trips Over It

by | March 16, 2022
EPA staff are under pressure, and often retaliated against, to remove chemical hazard information and to keep quiet about it ...

COMMENTARY | EPA Releases PFAS Contamination Information

by | March 10, 2022
After PEER FOIAs and a lawsuit, EPA releases a trove of information on PFAS contamination throughout the United States. Find out more here ...

COMMENTARY | How Maryland’s Renewable Energy Law Hurts Maryland

by | February 25, 2022
In Maryland, "clean renewable energy" may include burning fossil fuels, trash, wood or other waste to produce electricity ...

PEERMail | Migratory Bird Whistleblower Case Goes to Judge

by | February 22, 2022
Whistleblower case highlights the Biden administration failing to protect employees who stood up to the excesses of the Trump presidency ...