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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.

REPORT | Building a Better BLM

by | June 15, 2022
To build a better BLM, PEER recommends prioritizing staff protecting land health and biodiversity and shift priorities away from resource extraction ...

COMMENTARY | New Mexico Dairy Farmers’ Toxic Fight

by | June 6, 2022
A new Mexico Dairy farmer who lost his entire herd to PFAS contamination is yet another tragic example of the EPA's lack of action on PFAS regulation ...

COMMENTARY | One of “Donald’s Children”

by | May 20, 2022
Donald K. Ross was a lifelong activist, public interest attorney and founding board member of PEER ...

COMMENTARY | Preventing Future Zoonotic Pandemics

by | May 18, 2022
Four policy steps to reduce zoonotic disease risks and prevent future pandemics that stem from human interaction with wildlife ...

COMMENTARY | Colorado PFAS Prevention Act Passes

by | May 17, 2022
On May 11, 2022, the Colorado Legislature tackled the PFAS contamination crisis by passing one of the most comprehensive state bills restricting PFAS ...

COMMENTARY | Fighting Government Secrecy

by | May 12, 2022
Government agencies are coming up short in their stewardship of environmental information, and that is having real world consequences ...