Scientific Integrity

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.

Reform Task Force Ignores Burgeoning Scientific Scandals 

by Kirsten Stade | July 28, 2021
Scientific Integrity Review Eschews Scientist Interviews and Case Analyses ...

Scientific Transparency Policies Should Be Uniform  

by Kirsten Stade | July 14, 2021
Agency-by-Agency Approach Undercuts Press Access and Freedom to Publish ...

EPA Risk Assessments Doctored to Mask Hazards

by Kirsten Stade | July 2, 2021
Managers Remove Elements of Risk without Analysts’ Knowledge or Consent ...

Scientific Misconduct Carries No Penalties  

by Kirsten Stade | June 14, 2021
Scientific Integrity Policies Do Not Protect Scientists or Punish Manipulators ...

How Interior Sabotaged Its Scientific Integrity Policy  

by Kirsten Stade | June 8, 2021
Political Appointees Enjoy Immunity for Skewing or Suppressing Science ...

PEERMail | Stories on Scientific Integrity

by Tim Whitehouse | June 1, 2021
Engaging the Biden Administration on scientific integrity means more than focusing on Trump Administration abuses ...