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.

National Park Ranger Ranks Spread Dangerously Thin

by | July 19, 2022
Rescues Soar, Crime Rises in National Parks Lacking Enforcement Plans ...

Court Puts National Park Overflights on Tight Leash

by | June 28, 2022
Agencies Taken to Task for Violating Air Tour Management Plan Deadlines ...

PEERMail | Good News on Banning Plastics

by | June 12, 2022
The Interior Secretary announced a phaseout of single-use plastics in national parks and other public lands ...

Outside Witness Testimony – Senate Appropriations Committee – 06-10-2022 (PDF)

by | June 10, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Outside Witness Testimony in Support of Increasing Staffing Levels in Public Land Use Agencies TO: The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies FROM: PEER DATE: June 10, 2022 TAGS: NPS, DOI, BLM, law enforcement, rangers,   ...

PEERMail | Environmental Review Required for E-Bikes

by | May 31, 2022
National Parks need to take a hard look at e-bikes and the impacts they will have on wildlife along backcountry trails ...