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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.

PEERMail | From PFAS to Climate Change: Are we Moving Forward Yet?

by Tim Whitehouse | October 18, 2021
While we have many reasons to be optimistic, the Biden Administration's environmental actions so far are falling short ...

BLOG | Code Red for Humanity on Climate Change

by Tim Whitehouse | August 11, 2021
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest assessment is a “code red for humanity." Congress and federal agencies must act now ...

BLOG | A View of the Climate Emergency

by Tim Whitehouse | July 1, 2021
Time is too short, we must all actively engage to address all aspects of this national climate emergency ...

Letter to President Joe Biden – Oceans 30×30 – 06-14-2021 (PDF) 

by Susan Sargent | June 14, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to President Joe Biden regarding the protection of the world’s oceans by 2030 TO: President Joe Biden FROM: Environmental doctors and teachers DATE: June 14, 2021 TAGS: Oceans, 30×30, Climate Science, Biden Administration ...

PEERMail | Conservation Road Map Falls Short

by Tim Whitehouse | May 17, 2021
Fighting climate change and the extinction crises requires bold federal action on issues such as wilderness conservation and endangered species management ...