water pollution

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.

2020 – Florida Enforcement Report

by Susan Sargent | September 15, 2021
Report on Enforcement Efforts by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Calendar Year 2020 ...

Florida Pollution Enforcement Fell into COVID Coma   

Inspections and Eco-Compliance Tumbled in 2020 among Enforcement Gaps ...

Delray Deputy Utility Manager Cashiered   

by Kirsten Stade | May 27, 2021
Troubled Florida Water Utility Faces Gauntlet of Public Health Challenges ...

Letter to Chad Hardy – 03-31-2021 (PDF) 

by Susan Sargent | March 31, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Chad Hardy regarding wastewater permits for the City of Delray Beach TO: Chad Hardy FROM: Jerrel Phillips DATE: March 30, 2021 TAGS: Florida, whistleblowers, water quality, clean water ...

Beyond 2020: Pollution Enforcement

by Tim Whitehouse | January 13, 2021
The strength of pollution regulation in the U.S. relies on enforcement, and the agency in charge is falling down on the job ...