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.

COMMENTARY | Climate Integrity Project Targets False Solutions

by | February 8, 2022
PEER is launching a Climate Integrity Project to address bogus offsets, keeping clean energy clean and strengthening transparency in climate programs ...

PEERMail | Another Deadly Year For Manatees

by | February 7, 2022
Humans have made Florida waters dangerous to manatees and other living organisms due to fertilizer runoff, wastewater discharges and pollution ...

COMMENTARY | Startling New EPA Data on PFAS Waste Disposal

by | January 26, 2022
Recently obtained data from EPA documents what is likely only a small fraction of the generation and disposal of PFAS waste across the country ...

PEERMail | A New Year and Wolves on the Edge

by | January 17, 2022
Protecting wildlife will be a significant part of our work in the new year, starting off with a webinar on protecting vulnerable wolf populations ...

COMMENTARY | We Can’t Build Our Way Out of the Climate Crisis

by | November 19, 2021
Reducing our energy use must be a goal. Time is too short, and the climate math is too rigorous, for us to build our way out of this crisis ...