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.

PEERMail | Reversing EPA’s Pesticide Failures

by | 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 ...

EPA’s Pesticides Office Labeled as a Failure

by | October 26, 2021
Groups Push Array of Immediate Reforms ...

COMMENTARY | EPA’s Pesticide Office – A Plague on Us All

by | July 21, 2021
Reforming EPA’s thoroughly broken pesticide program is a bipartisan problem and will not happen without a powerful campaign of intervention ...

Letter to Michael Regan – pesticides – 06-15-2021 (PDF)

by | June 15, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to EPA regarding the improper fast-tracked approval of pesticides containing PFAS and (up to 200 characters) TO: Administrator Michael Regan FROM: PEER and Beyond Pesticides DATE: June 15, 2021 TAGS: EPA, Pesticides, PFAS ...

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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