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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.

PFAS in Plastic Containers Should Not Be Confidential

by | January 5, 2023
Groups Urge EPA to Inform the Public of the Presence of Unsafe PFAS in Fluorinated Containers ...

PEERMail | Climate Change, Plastics and Our National Parks

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

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 ...
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