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.

COMMENTARY | Dunn Landfill’s Environmental Injustice

by | May 13, 2021
Dunn Landfill in New York impacts the residents of Rensselaer with problems like truck traffic, odor, dust and leachate ...

NOAA Kisses Off Right Whale Survival  

by | February 19, 2021
New NOAA Finding at Odds with Science, Facts, and the Law ...

EPA Confirms PFAS in Aerial Pesticides  

by | January 14, 2021
Regulatory Loopholes Allow Massive Spread of Toxic “Forever Chemicals ...

New EPA Lead and Copper Rule Inadequate

by | December 23, 2020
Final Rule Perpetuates Risk to Minority Communities ...

Aerially Sprayed Pesticide Contains PFAS  

by | December 1, 2020
“Forever Chemicals” Potentially Spread Over Millions of Acres ...

PEERMail: Aerial Spraying PFAS in Massachusetts

by | November 30, 2020
Massachusetts communities struggle with PFAS contamination in their water supplies. One source of this contamination could be insecticides ...