Massachusetts

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.

One Woman’s War Against ‘Forever Chemicals’

by | November 16, 2023
Dr. Kyla Bennett is featured in the short documentary from Bloomberg Originals on the dangerous conundrum of the useful, ubiquitous and highly toxic PFAS ...

PEERMail | An Epic Journey You Won’t Want to Miss

by | October 3, 2023
Bloomberg Businessweek featured an epic quest by our Science Policy Director to uncover why her town’s drinking water was contaminated with PFAS ...

COMMENTARY | The Chemistry Council’s PFAS Disinformation Campaign

by | June 22, 2021
The American Chemistry Council is trying to convince federal and state legislators that PFAS isn't a problem that needs to be addressed ...

Letter to Rep. Cyr and Sen. Hogan about June 16, 2021 PFAS Interagency Task Force Hearing (PDF)

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DESCRIPTION: Inaccuracies and Misinformation in the June 16, 2021 PFAS Interagency Task Force Hearing TO: Representative Julian Cyr, Senator Kate Hogan FROM: PEER, Nantucket PFAS Action Group, Massachusetts Sierra Club, Seaside Sustainability, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, ...

COMMENTARY | New England States Must Act on PFAS in Pesticides

by | May 20, 2021
PFAS laden pesticides being sprayed aerially to control mosquitoes is yet another exposure to this ubiquitous forever chemical ...
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