Executive Director
@TimWhitehouseUS

Tim Whitehouse

Tim is PEER’s Executive Director, leveraging more than 30 years of experience working on environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. Prior to joining PEER, he was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency and was head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with nonprofit 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. Tim’s interest is in the intersection of science, policy, and civil service. He believes in protecting employees who raise concerns about their workplace and in exposing undue influence on government for private gain. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

PEERMail: EPA Weaponizing Water

by | September 30, 2019
Last week, EPA’s Inspector General slammed the agency for repeatedly looking the other way when public water systems don’t inform their customers of violations that could jeopardize their health. The IG found that EPA does a poor job of oversight and of warning the public about ...

PEERMail: Dorian Map Flap Frames a Darker Picture

by | September 13, 2019
"My understanding is that this intervention to contradict the forecaster was not based on science ...

President’s Address on Environmental Leadership

by | August 23, 2019
PEER's Response to President Trump's address on environmental leadership: The United States is reversing course on the substantial environmental gains that have been made under previous administrations ...

PEERMail: Scientific Integrity Under Attack

by | August 1, 2019
The Trump administration has taken its anti-science agenda to a whole new level ...

COMMENTARY | The Trump Administration’s War on Climate Science

by | April 29, 2019
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 ...
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