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.

BLOG | The Chemistry Council’s PFAS Disinformation Campaign

by Tim Whitehouse | June 22, 2021
The American Chemistry Council is trying to convince federal and state legislators that PFAS isn't a problem that needs to be addressed ...

BLOG | New England States Must Act on PFAS in Pesticides

by Tim Whitehouse | May 20, 2021
PFAS laden pesticides being sprayed aerially to control mosquitoes is yet another exposure to this ubiquitous forever chemical ...

Flying Sea Turtles in Crisis Is Growing Concern  

by Kirsten Stade | December 10, 2020
Park Service & NOAA Shrink Sea Turtle Recovery Capacity as Need Spikes ...

Aerially Sprayed Pesticide Contains PFAS  

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

PEERMail: Aerial Spraying PFAS in Massachusetts

by Tim Whitehouse | November 30, 2020
Massachusetts communities struggle with PFAS contamination in their water supplies. One source of this contamination could be insecticides ...