Trump administration

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.

BLOG | The Dumpster Fire Presidency in Review

by | January 19, 2021
The Trump Administration went out of its way to violate “good government” laws and norms. Here's a list of their worst "Dirty Dozen" abuses ...

BLOG | If You Had Any Decency, You’d Resign

by | January 8, 2021
Following the Trump-inspired mob takeover of the U.S. Capitol, a growing parade of high-ranking Trump officials have resigned ...

Justice Department Argues Trump Lost the Election  

by | January 5, 2021
DOJ Claims Suit Against Illegal Trump Appointees Will Be Moot on January 20th ...

BLOG | New Age of Impunity: Trump’s Relentless Attack on Oversight

by | May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department’s Inspector General should send a shiver of fear down the spine of every oversight functionary left in Washington ...

President’s Address on Environmental Leadership

by | August 23, 2019
PEER's Response to President Trump's address on environmental leadership: The United States is reversing course on the substantial environmental gains that have been made under previous administrations ...
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