whistleblower protection

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.

Letter to Scientific Integrity Task Force – 06-14-2021 (PDF) 

by | June 14, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to the Scientific Integrity Task Force regarding scientific integrity within the Administration and protection of whistleblowers TO: Scientific Integrity Task Force FROM: PEER DATE: June 14, 2021 TAGS: Scientific Integrity, EPA, Whistleblowers, Biden Administration ...

Whistleblower Protections in Environmental Statutes

by | May 1, 2021
The Department of Labor (DOL) administers whistleblower provisions in over 20 different statutes relevant to the environment, workplace safety, airlines, commercial motor carriers, consumer products, financial reform, food safety, health insurance reform, motor vehicle safety, nuclear, ...

STATEMENT | Earth Day 2021: Celebrating Environmental Whistleblowers

by | April 22, 2021
PEER recognizes whistleblowers as critical resources in environmental, public health, and public lands management. Earth Day 2021 ...

PEERMail | Something Extraordinary – A Whistleblower Wins

by | April 15, 2021
After years of legal wrangling with the USGS and the Merit Systems Protection Board, a career microbiologist turned whislteblower is reinstated ...

PEERMail | Sunshine Week: Not Letting Our Guard Down

by | March 15, 2021
The fight for government transparency is reaffirmed each year during Sunshine Week, where we stand up for our rights to government information ...