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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.

PEERMail | Wrong Approach to Reopening

by | June 15, 2020
Federal agencies are under White House pressure to "reopen" by bringing federal workers back to their offices. This is the wrong approach to reopening ...

COMMENTARY | National Forests and COVID-19. What’s Happening?

by | June 12, 2020
National Forests receive less attention than parks during COVID-19, but overcrowding, lack of resources, and risk to gateway communities are the same ...

EPA Halts Re-Opening New England Office

by | June 5, 2020
Data Shows Infections Still Exceed CDC “Gating Criteria” for Phase One ...

PEERMail | 100,000 and Counting – A Grim Milestone

by | May 28, 2020
As we pass a grim mortality milestone for the COVID-19 pandemic, this immense death toll highlights the distressing extent of our national incapacity ...

BLOG | EPA Creating A “Pandemic of Pollution” Since COVID-19 Crisis

by | May 26, 2020
Despite the connection between exposure to air pollution and adverse outcomes from COVID-19, EPA continues to accelerate its efforts to gut important air quality protections, unleashing what a new staff report by U.S. Senator Carper calls a “pandemic of pollution.” Since March 1, EPA ...
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