clean water

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.

Florida’s Clearwater Awash in Sewage Violations

by Kirsten Stade | March 11, 2021
More than 400 Sewage Overflows in Last Five Years; Almost No Enforcement ...

New EPA Lead and Copper Rule Inadequate

by Kirsten Stade | December 23, 2020
Final Rule Perpetuates Risk to Minority Communities ...

Aerially Sprayed Pesticide Contains PFAS  

by Kirsten Stade | December 1, 2020
“Forever Chemicals” Potentially Spread Over Millions of Acres ...

Rhode Island Ignores Sewage Dumping in Historic Harbor   

by Kirsten Stade | October 27, 2020
Federal Action Sought to Stop Sewage Discharges Befouling Sakonnet Harbor ...

BLOG | EPA’s Latest Toxic PFAS Whitewash Revealed

by Tim Whitehouse | August 25, 2020
EPA delayed and continues to delay release of its interactive PFAS map, which shows local sources of PFAS, forever chemicals linked to cancer ...