Boston-born Thomas Burack spent part of his early years vacationing in New Hampshire’s White Mountains before moving to Jakcson, NH, at age 10. He developed a lifelong love of the outdoors and a keen interest in environmental issues, leading to a career as an environmental lawyer before his appointment as commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Services in 2006. He left on Jan. 2 to return to his practice at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green. He granted this interview shortly before leaving the state post.
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