Biden Administration

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.

PEERMail | What’s Next On Scientific Integrity?

by | February 16, 2021
The influence of scientists in government has been gradually eroded over the last four decades as powerful economic interests asserted themselves ...

BLOG | Vilsack Pick Fails Scientific Integrity Test

by | February 3, 2021
Biden’s nominee for USDA Secretary, Tom Vilsack, had a dubious record on scientific integrity and ties to agri-business during his previous stint at USDA ...

PEERMail | Cautious Optimism for Biden’s Climate Direction

by | February 1, 2021
New Biden Administration orders on climate and public lands are a call to action. Now the real work begins, and it’s not going to be easy ...

BLOG | Social Distancing to Curb COVID-19 and Park Overcrowding

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Biden Executive Order on COVID-19 protocols on federal property puts the National Park Service under a direct presidential order to do something it's resisted for years - manage overcrowding ...

Statement | Biden Administration’s New Direction on Climate

by | January 28, 2021
Biden's executive orders are the first steps to a rapid transition from fossil fuels and increased protections for our communities, public lands and oceans ...