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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.

ALERT: Pandemic Perspective

by Tim Whitehouse | March 19, 2020
As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country, many people have asked how we plan to continue to our work. The global impact of the coronavirus is bringing dramatic changes to how we live, many of which we have already begun to feel around the nation ...

PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

by Tim Whitehouse | March 13, 2020
The bungled response to the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the rapid decline in the U.S. government’s ability to anticipate and respond to emerging and existing public health threats ...

PEERMail: Out of Sight – Not Out of Mind

by Tim Whitehouse | February 28, 2020
America’s coasts are still lined with a legion of large “legacy” dumps off high-level radioactive, medical, and other military and industrial wastes ...

BLOG: Attack on Climate Science – 2020 Update

by Tim Whitehouse | January 31, 2020
The Trump administration’s pro-industry, anti-science agenda has undermined the work of every federal agency that conducts climate science and has a broad chilling effect on agency personnel ...

PEERMail: The Worst One Yet

by Tim Whitehouse | January 30, 2020
Of the estimated 95 Trump environmental rollbacks, one of the most dangerous is the aim to gut the Clean Water Act, threatening water security and drinking water quality ...