Environmental Law Enforcement Treats Every Day as Earth Day

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Last month, people around the world celebrated the 42nd annual Earth Day. But for Guest commentator Barry Grissom, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, environmental stewardship is more than just a one-day-a-year job. While his office may be most-associated with prosecuting violent criminals, Grissom says it also works year-round to enforce laws that protect the environment.

Guest Commentator Barry Grissom is the U.S. Attorney for Kansas.

BARRY GRISSOM, U-S ATTRY for KSBarry R. Grissom, U.S. Attorney for Kansas (Photo from U.S. Department of Justice) 

FACTOID: Grissom graduated from the University of Kansas in 1977 and the Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1981. He leads an office of 49 Assistant U.S. Attorneys and 53 support staff working in offices in Wichita, Topeka and Kansas City, Kan.