The Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review is a biannual, interdisciplinary publication featuring articles discussing the broad fields of natural resources, energy, and environmental law and policy. The Journal has a diverse audience including policy-makers, scholars, students, and organizations concerned with natural resources, energy, and environmental issues. The Journal is interested in articles submitted by authors that fall within the scope of its title. As a Journal formerly focused on international environmental law, we carry on this rich tradition by publishing one article per issue that addresses environmental issues with international implications. Authors uncertain whether their article is suitable for publication in the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review are encouraged to contact the Editor-in-Chief to discuss the subject matter of their article. The following are guidelines and procedures for publication:
The Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review welcomes the unsolicited submission of articles and provides the following guidance regarding submissions.
Leads Articles Editor
Re: Manuscript Submission
Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review
320 Wolf Law Building
Campus Box 401
Boulder, CO 80309-0401
To be accepted for publication, all papers must meet both the substantive and stylistic criteria of the Journal. Simply stated, papers must involve an examination of natural resources, energy, or environmental issues and be rigorously footnoted. In addition, we will select one exceptional article that addresses environmental issues with international implications for each issue.
The preliminary review process takes about two weeks. Where appropriate, papers may be reviewed by experts in the relevant field to aid the Journal's selection decision and subsequent editing processes. You will be notified of the Journal’s decision upon completion of the review. In most cases of acceptance, we will make an offer of publication by electronic mail and then provide an electronic letter and copy of our standard author's contract. Articles or other materials from authors may be unconditionally accepted for publication prior to undergoing any editorial modifications. Materials may also be conditionally accepted with the understanding that the author will undertake major modifications prior to publication. Articles Editors will work with authors to refine the written product with the overall objective to enhance the effectiveness of written communication.
The Journal reserves the right to revoke acceptance of any paper which, upon closer examination, is not acceptable to the Journal in form or substance, or which contains information or citations which cannot be verified.
Accepted papers will be edited for substance, grammar, and verification of citations. The author retains control of any substantive changes, while the Journal staff controls grammatical and stylistic changes.
Authors of published papers receive two copies of the Journal issue containing their work and twenty bound reprints of their paper. Additional reprints are available upon request at the author's expense.
For more information about the article submission process or for answers to specific questions, please contact the Lead Articles Editor via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.