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.

BLOG | Conservation and Climate Action Require a Better Bureau of Land Management

by Hudson Kingston | December 23, 2021
Without changing its own culture, Bureau of Land Management will be unable to achieve the Biden Administration's conservation and climate goals ...

PEERMail | Protecting Wildlife Comes at a Big Price for Whistleblower

by Susan Sargent | December 15, 2021
Can the Biden Administration keep its promises on protecting whistleblowers? The current outlook isn't promising ...

BLM Fires Migratory Bird Whistleblower on Second Try

by Susan Sargent | November 29, 2021
Case Is Early Litmus Test of Whether Hidebound BLM Will Be Reformed ...

Interior Wild Horse Focus Ignores Cattle Impacts  

by Kirsten Stade | September 20, 2021
BLM’s Scientific “Cow Blindness” Impedes Sage Grouse Recovery ...

Statement | Bureau of Land Management to Re-Open DC Headquarters

by Tim Whitehouse | September 17, 2021
PEER applauds the Bureau of Land Management's decision to return its headquarters to Washington, DC ...