Thursday, October 27, 2011
Interested in publishing a shorter article in a publication read by a large audience? The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources ("SEER") has just put out a call for articles in its quarterly publication, Natural Resources & Environment.
The theme of the issue is the "New Federalism" in environmental law. The deadline for article proposals is soon: Friday, November 4. Details are below.
CALL FOR ARTICLE PROPOSALS
NR&E Summer 2012 Notice
The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources’ magazine Natural Resources & Environment will devote its Summer 2012 issue to articles on New Federalism.
The editors of NR&E are looking for articles discussing a range of environmental, natural resource, and energy law and policy topics associated with the current tension between state and federal regulatory responsibility and with the growing Congressional assertiveness on environmental, natural resource and energy issues. Articles may address state, national, or international issues. Suggested topics include:
- Clean Air Act (climate change, ozone standard)
- Citizen suits
- Texas vs. EPA
- FERC and DOE entering into areas that used to be in purview of states
- Vermont Yankee relicensing case
- Congressional activism on environmental/ energy/ resource issues
- Environmental enforcement at the federal, state and local level
- States leading climate change charge
- USACE, overriding state concerns
- State, RTO (regional transmission operator)/ISO
- EPA and Surface Mining Act
- Agency issues
- Congress v. Agencies
- Separation of powers
- Role of science
- Cross-jurisdictional consistency/standards
WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLICITING AUTHORS TO CONTRIBUTE
ARTICLES TO THIS ISSUE.
Please circulate this notice to members of your committee, asking any member interested in writing an article for this issue to submit a proposal describing the article’s specific topic, including why the topic is important, and how the article will relate to the theme of the issue. Authors should use the proposal form and include full contact information and indicate their professional employment, position, or affiliation. Proposal forms should be e-mailed to the Issue Editor (below). Authors may also e-mail their proposals in the body of an e-mail to the Issue Editor provided that they give all of the information requested on the proposal form. The editors seek articles covering a diverse range of topics written by a diverse range of authors.
ARTICLE PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY November 4, 2011.
Article selection will be made by mid-November. Article drafts are due by January 24, 2012.
Authors will work with an editor from the NR&E Board throughout the publication process and will be assigned a specific word count limit within the range of 2,500-5,000 words. Articles should be written in magazine style (no footnotes). NR&E article guidelines can be found on the ABA Web site at http://apps.americanbar.org/abastore/products/periodicals/5350100_writ.html.
PLEASE SEND ARTICLE PROPOSALS TO THE NR&E ISSUE EDITOR:
Jonathan Scoll at firstname.lastname@example.org