king crab

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 | Wildlife Management: Alaska Edition

by | June 27, 2023
Effective, humane wildlife management is critical but Alaska is being hit with a double shot of poor management - in the sea and on land ...

NOAA Ducks Responsibility in Alaska King Crab Collapse

by | June 21, 2023
Overfishing Driven by Inflated Population Estimates Doomed Red King Crab ...

Letter to NOAA Administrator – Bristol Bay Red King Crabs – 06-20-2023 (PDF)

by | June 20, 2023
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Dr. Rick Spinrad, NOAA Administrator, to address the systemic failures leading to the devastation of the Bristol Bay Red King Crab population TO: NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad FROM: Dr. Braxton Dew, NOAA and Jeff Ruch, PEER DATE: June 20, 2023 TAGS: king crabs, ...

NOAA Passes the Buck on Alaska Crab Fishery Collapses

by | November 16, 2022
Denies Blame for Wildly Inflated Population Estimates Causing Overfishing ...

COMMENTARY | Saving Species Under Threat

by | November 15, 2022
Protecting biodiversity and endangered species such as the North Atlantic Right Whale is one of the great challenges of our time ...
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