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 | To Regulate “Super Greenhouse Gases” Congress Must Act

by Guest Contributor | November 22, 2021
Congressional action is needed reduce the use of Sulfur Hexafluoride, the most potent “super greenhouse gas” known to exist ...

Letter to Charles Sams – NPS Voices Survey – 11-15-2021 (PDF)

by Susan Sargent | November 14, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to regarding the NPS Voices listening tour and report identifying culture of employee harassment TO: National Park Service Director Nominee Charles (Chuck) Sams FROM: Tim Whitehouse, PEER Executive Director DATE: November 15, 2021 TAGS: EPA, violence vs. Employees, ...

Is EPA Playing with Funny Numbers in its Methane Proposal?

by Guest Contributor | November 4, 2021
The EPA is undervaluing the short term Global Warming Potential of methane gas in its most recent regulation proposal ...

EPA Employees Pan State of Scientific Integrity

by Susan Sargent | November 2, 2021
Many in New Survey Report Misconduct, Retaliation, and Feelings of Futility ...

PEERMail | Reversing EPA’s Pesticide Failures

by Tim Whitehouse | November 1, 2021
EPA needs good scientists who want to work in environments where they feel supported and respected, even in the face of industry pressure ...