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.

Statement | Bureau of Land Management to Re-Open DC Headquarters

by Tim Whitehouse | September 17, 2021
PEER applauds the Bureau of Land Management's decision to return its headquarters to Washington, DC ...

BLOG | EPA’s Toxic Culture: Oversight Update

by Tim Whitehouse | August 18, 2021
There have been several positive developments in PEER’s efforts to expose the corrupt culture within EPA’s new chemicals program but still a long way to go ...

PEERMail | EPA Corruption: New Revelations

by Tim Whitehouse | August 16, 2021
EPA whistleblowers reveal a culture where scientific fraud and harassment are committed to serve the chemical industry ...

BLOG | Code Red for Humanity on Climate Change

by Tim Whitehouse | August 11, 2021
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest assessment is a “code red for humanity." Congress and federal agencies must act now ...

PEERMail | Whistleblowers Making a Difference

by Tim Whitehouse | July 30, 2021
On Whistleblower Appreciation Day, we honor those who stand up for strong environmental protections and work for better whistleblower protections ...