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.

PEERMail | From PFAS to Climate Change: Are we Moving Forward Yet?

by Tim Whitehouse | October 18, 2021
While we have many reasons to be optimistic, the Biden Administration's environmental actions so far are falling short ...

Revealed | EPA Data on potential PFAS Sites

by Tim Whitehouse | October 17, 2021
The scale of potential PFAS problems is several times larger than previously understood - more than 120,000 potential sites identified ...

PEERMail | Stop the Senseless Slaughter

by Tim Whitehouse | September 30, 2021
We aim to stop federal support for state programs that encourage slaughter of predators by reinforcing "healthy populations of wildlife ...

Statement | Bureau of Land Management to Re-Open DC Headquarters

by Tim Whitehouse | September 17, 2021
PEER applauds the Bureau of Land Management's decision to return its headquarters to Washington, DC ...

BLOG | EPA’s Toxic Culture: Oversight Update

by Tim Whitehouse | August 18, 2021
There have been several positive developments in PEER’s efforts to expose the corrupt culture within EPA’s new chemicals program but still a long way to go ...