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.

COMMENTARY | The Worst Kind of Backroom Deal

by | September 12, 2022
It is time to work to stop the Manchin-Schumer side deal to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA ...

PEERMail | Climate Change, Plastics and Our National Parks

by | September 6, 2022
Together, we can make plastic-free parks a reality in #2NOT10 years ...

STATEMENT | EPA’s PFOA and PFOS Hazardous Substances Designation Under CERCLA Proposal

by | August 26, 2022
Today's actions by the EPA do nothing to stem the tide of future Superfund sites caused by toxic PFAS contamination ...

COMMENTARY | Building Better Climate Solutions

by | August 10, 2022
To address climate change we must move faster to clean energy sources, reduce energy consumption, and conserve vast spaces of land and water ...

PEERMail | A Manchin Miracle?

by | August 8, 2022
In what's being called a Manchin miracle, a deal was reached to address climate change as part of the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act ...
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