plastic free parks

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 | A National Park Service Blunder

by | October 31, 2023
Reducing plastic consumption is one of the most important things we can do as a nation to fight climate change and protect wildlife and human health ...

National Park Service Punts on Plastic Reduction

by | October 24, 2023
No Concrete Action for Years as Parks Ink New Plastic Bottle Concessions ...

COMMENTARY | Don’t Let Plastics Overtake the Earth

by | April 22, 2023
We are recommitting ourselves to finding ways to rapidly reduce our dependence on plastics and their impact on the environment and human health ...

PETITION | Make National Parks Plastic-Free in Two Years

by | January 31, 2023
Ask the Park Service Director to ensure that our parks are plastic free NOW. The planet cannot afford to wait until 2032! Share this hashtag: #2NOT10 ...

PEERMail | Climate Change, Plastics and Our National Parks

by | September 6, 2022
Together, we can make plastic-free parks a reality in #2NOT10 years ...
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