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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.

Letter to USFWS – Phase-Out of Lead Ammo and Fishing Tackle – 06-27-2023 (PDF)

by | June 27, 2023
DESCRIPTION: Letter to USFWS for their proposed phase-out of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on eight National Wildlife Refuges AND Urging Opposition to H.R. 615 and S.1185 TO: USFWS FROM: American Bird Conservancy, Arkansas Valley Audubon, Association of Avian Veterinarians, Audubon ...

Broadly Supported Petition Urges EPA Reforms for Bee and Bird-Killing Pesticides

by | February 22, 2023
Neonicotinoid insecticides targeted for wreaking eco-havoc despite lack of economic benefits ...

Ban Lead Ammunition and Tackle from National Parks

by | November 17, 2022
Groups Petition to Protect Wildlife, Human Health and the Environment ...

COMMENTARY | EPA Continues to Exempt the Most Widespread Bee- and Bird-Killing Insecticides

by | October 20, 2022
EPA continues to fail to regulate bee and bird killing pesticides, particularly those used to coat crop seeds ...

PEERMail | Migratory Bird Whistleblower Case Goes to Judge

by | February 22, 2022
Whistleblower case highlights the Biden administration failing to protect employees who stood up to the excesses of the Trump presidency ...
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