March 04, 2019

Write for a Section Publication

Do you like to write? The Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources has opportunities for writing ranging from a few paragraphs to many pages. The Section’s publications and details for writing are summarized below. 

Committee Articles

Content: Substantive law under a committee's purview and related practice tips.
Submission Length: From 500 to 1,500 words.

Wide-ranging opportunities are available to write articles from a few paragraphs to 1,500 words in length. Topics can cover substantive areas of the law and related practice tips.

If you would like more information about writing for committees, please contact the chairs of the Special Committee on Committee Newsletters:

Elizabeth McCormick
Troutman Sanders LLP
Washington, DC

Tara Dijohn
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC

Or, contact the committee vice chairs:

Environmental Transactions and Brownfields
Contact: Robert R. Gelblum at rob@attybryanbrice.com, Thomas R. Doyle attdoyle@pierceatwood.com, or Lindsay P. Howard at lhoward@babstcalland.com.

Energy and Natural Resources Litigation
Contact: John Watson or Darcie L. Houck

Oil and Gas
Contact: Rebecca Wright Pritchett , Lisa Decker, or our committee articles vice chair, Ghislaine Torres Bruner

Superfund & Natural Resource Damages Litigation
Contact: Kate Campbell (kcampbell@mankogold.com), Brian Ferrasci-O'Malley (bferrasciomalley@nossaman.com) or Carolyn McIntosh (Carolyn.mcintosh@squirepb.com

Waste and Resource RecoveryContact
Contact: Rich Poff at rpoff@hsweng.com

Water Resources
Contact: Jeff B. Kray or H. David Gold

Trends

Content: Current topics in the practice of environmental, energy, and resources law. Practice tips for those areas of law. Updates on Section programs and activities.
Submission Length: Articles of 750 to 1,000 words.

The Section’ newsletter, Trends, contains short articles on current issues in environmental, energy and resources law; as well as news of Section programs and events. It is published 6 times a year electronically.

If you would like more information about writing for Trends, please contact the editor-in-chief:

Brett Grosko
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C.

The Year in Review

Content: Significant developments in the law over the past year. Each committee determines its own scope.
Length: Chapter length is assigned and varies.

The Year in Review
is the Section’s annual summary of significant developments in the law over the past year. Substantive committees are asked to contribute a chapter surveying developments in its purview. Chapter length is assigned and varies. Most committees have several committee members contribute to its chapter.

If you would like more information about contributing to The Year in Review, please contact the chair of the Special Committee on The Year in Review:

Erin Potter-Sullenger
Crowe & Dunlevy
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Natural Resources & Environment

Content: Natural Resources & Environment (NR&E) is published quarterly, by season. Each issue publishes 9 to 10 feature articles reflecting the theme of a given issue. Regular departments include Insights, featuring short articles on hot topics and emerging issues in environmental, energy and resources law; Literary Resources, featuring reviews of books and periodicals of interest to the environment, energy, and resources bar; Interviews, featuring conversations with leaders in the environment, energy, and resources fields; and The Back Page, featuring expert commentary related to the issue’s main theme.

If you would like more information about writing a feature article for Natural Resources & Environment, please review the Information for Authors document, and contact the executive editor:

Gale Lea Rubrecht
Charleston, West Virginia

Insights articles should be submitted to:
Jeanine Feriancek
Holland & Hart LLP
Denver, Colorado

Suggestions to review books or periodicals should be sent to:
Madeline June Kass
Seattle University School of Law
Seattle, Washington

Books

Content: Topics in environmental, energy, and resources law.
Submission Length: Varies.

The Section’s publications program provides practical, authoritative publications in the areas of environmental, energy, and resources law. Potential book topics and book proposals are considered on the basis of the Section’s multi-year publishing plan.

If you would like more information about writing or editing Section books, please contact the chair of the Book Publishing Board:

Randy Hill
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, D.C.