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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.

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 ...

NYC Schools Lack Ventilation to Stop COVID Spread  

by | October 5, 2020
Teachers File Complaint Charging Unsafe Conditions in Re-Opened Schools ...

BLOG | COVID-19 Pressure on FDA and CDC Accelerate as Election Nears

by | September 29, 2020
White House pressuring the FDA and CDC to ignore science and stick to political messaging on the COVID-19 pandemic ...

BLOG | Don’t Mention COVID-19 at NOAA

by | July 22, 2020
NOAA has informed its employees to avoid mentions of COVID-19 in publicly available documents as the hyper-political White House attempts to win reelection ...

BLOG | The Decimation of the Public Sector Workforce

by | June 18, 2020
Not passing the HEROES Act will have devastating consequences to the economy, state governments and the public sector workforce ...
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