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.

Questionable Termination Undermines Climate Science

by Kirsten Stade | May 5, 2020
University of Colorado-Boulder Serves Oil and Gas Special Interests ...

Losing Our Voice: The Attack on Public Health Science

by Guest Contributor | April 14, 2020
Politicians are leading our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health experts and scienists, sidelined and ignored, have lost their voices ...

Jonathan Lundgren, Former USDA Entomologist: A Bee Expert With His Integrity Intact

by Kathleen Yun | March 17, 2020
When USDA’s research arm tried to stifle his research on the effects of pesticides on honey bees and the environment, Jonathan Lundgren fought back with PEER’s help ...

EPA Political Appointees Violate Science Integrity Rules

by Kirsten Stade | January 19, 2020
Complaint Details HQ Systematically Sidelining Science in WOTUS Review ...

CDC’s Top Climate Scientist Back In Hot Water

by Susan Sargent | August 14, 2019
Centers Suppress Climate Lead for Drawing Congressional Oversight ...

PEERMail: Scientific Integrity Under Attack

by Tim Whitehouse | August 1, 2019
The Trump administration has taken its anti-science agenda to a whole new level ...