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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.

Opinion: Get the Dirty Sources Out of State’s Renewable Energy Program

by Tim Whitehouse | February 20, 2021
“Since 2004, Maryland residents have invested millions of dollars in renewable energy sources as we strive to create new energy sector jobs and reduce our carbon emissions in the face of the climate crisis. A lot of Marylanders’ money is being wasted on these dirty energy ...

PEERMail | What’s Next On Scientific Integrity?

by Tim Whitehouse | February 16, 2021
The influence of scientists in government has been gradually eroded over the last four decades as powerful economic interests asserted themselves ...

PEERMail | Cautious Optimism for Biden’s Climate Direction

by Tim Whitehouse | February 1, 2021
New Biden Administration orders on climate and public lands are a call to action. Now the real work begins, and it’s not going to be easy ...

Statement | Biden Administration’s New Direction on Climate

by Tim Whitehouse | January 28, 2021
These executive orders are the first steps to a rapid transition from fossil fuels and increased protections for our communities, public lands and oceans ...

PEERMail: Looking Ahead on MLK Day

by Tim Whitehouse | January 18, 2021
The incoming administration will face extraordinary challenges but we are reassured by their vision for a better, healthier country ...