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.

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, ...

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 ...

Flea-Control Products Found to Be Infested With Forever Chemicals 

by | June 7, 2021
High PFAS Levels Pose Additional Risks to Pets, Owners ...

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 ...