Heather Payne

Seton Hall Law School

One Newark Center

Newark, NJ 07102-5210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Game Over: Regulatory Capture, Negotiation, and Utility Rate Cases in an Age of Disruption

52 University of San Francisco Law Review 75 (2017)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 1,183 (34,016)

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Regulation, Regulatory Capture, Ratemaking

2.

The Natural Gas Paradox: Shutting Down a System Designed to Operate Forever

80 Maryland Law Review 693 (2021), Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 398 (139,566)

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natural gas, decarbonization, regulatory policy, fossil fuel, distribution system, monopoly, utility, utilities, energy transition, stranded asset, securitization, amortization, decommissioning, capital recovery, disallowance

3.

Warrantying Health Equity

70 UCLA Law Review 1030 (2023), Seton Hall Law School Legal Studies Research Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2023
Heather Payne and Jennifer D. Oliva
Seton Hall Law School and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 286 (199,261)

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Environmental law, Energy law, climate change, health law, public health, health equity, air pollution, health justice

4.

Utilities With Purpose

Florida Law Review, Vol. 76, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Law School Legal Studies Research Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2023
Joel B. Eisen and Heather Payne
University of Richmond - School of Law and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 168 (328,682)

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ESG, environmental, social, governance, utility, energy, energy transition, rate regulation, corporate law, B-corp, public benefit, climate change, renewable energy, electric grid, purpose

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Not One Without the Other: The Challenge of Integrating U.S. Environment, Energy, Climate, and Economic Policy

Environmental Law, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2014, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2429029
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2015
Victor Byers Flatt and Heather Payne
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 166 (332,043)

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integrated policy, energy policy, environmental policy, environment, energy, climate, climate change, climate change policy, economic development, legislation

6.

Virtual Energy

University of Illinois Law Review, pp. 107-162 (2024), Seton Hall Law School Legal Studies Research No. Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23-55
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2024
Joel B. Eisen, Felix Mormann and Heather Payne
University of Richmond - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 164 (335,540)

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energy, energy transition, climate change, IDSO, network neutrality, grand bargain, solar, wind, DER, distributed energy, distributed energy resources, distribution network, renewable energy, battery storage, electric vehicles, open access, public utility

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Roads to Nowhere in Four States: State and Local Governments in the Atlantic Southeast Facing Sea-Level Rise

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law Vol. 44, No. 1
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
University of Georgia, University of Florida, Erin L. Deady, P.A., Seton Hall Law School, University of Georgia, Independent and Stetson University
Downloads 157 (348,222)

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adaptation, resiliency, climate change, infrastructure, roads, flooding, nuisance, takings, local government, sea-level rise

8.

A Tale of Two Solar Installations: How Electricity Regulations Impact Distributed Generation

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 38, Page 132, 2016
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2016
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 151 (359,594)

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renewable, distributed generation, interconnection, net metering

9.

Private (Utility) Regulators

50 Environmental Law 999 (2021)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2021
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 145 (371,620)

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regulatory compact, utilities, private equity, efficiency, zero based planning, transparency

10.

Chasing Squirrels in the Energy Transition

Environmental Law, Vol. 52, 2022 (Forthcoming), Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 128 (409,565)

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energy, energy law, energy transition, climate change, carbon capture, CCS, carbon capture and storage, carbon capture and sequestration, CCUS, strict liability, Price Anderson Act, moral hazard

11.

Unservice: Reconceptualizing the Utility Duty to Serve in Light of Climate Change

56 University of Richmond Law Review 603 (2022), Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2022
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 121 (427,181)

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takings, prudency, duty to serve, adaptation, climate change, monopoly, electricity, utilities

12.

Rebuilding Grid Governance

48 BYU Law Review 1057, Seton Hall Law School Legal Studies Research No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2023
Joel B. Eisen and Heather Payne
University of Richmond - School of Law and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 119 (432,610)

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climate change, electricity, electric grid, clean energy, renewable energy, governance, utilities, wholesale electricity markets, capacity, FERC, public utility commissions, regional transmission organization, RTO, energy law, FPA, resource adequacy, reliability, grid modernization

13.

Mapping Coastal Risks and Social Vulnerability: Current Tools and Legal Risks

North Carolina Sea Grant, Spring 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Apr 2015
Lisa Schiavinato and Heather Payne
North Carolina State University - North Carolina Sea Grant and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 110 (458,731)

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local government, social vulnerability, vulnerability mapping

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Curtailment First: Why Climate Change and the Energy Industry Suggest a New Allocation Paradigm is Needed for Water Utilized in Hydraulic Fracturing

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2014, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2420041
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Victor Byers Flatt and Heather Payne
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 108 (464,748)

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hydraulic fracturing, fracking, water use, water quantity, energy, natural gas, environment, natural resources

15.

RIIO to REV: What U.S. Power Reform Should Learn from the U.K.

36 Pace Law Review 101 (2015)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 99 (493,842)

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regulatory reform, performance-based regulation

16.

Historical Preservation Laws and Long-Term Climate Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2020
Rebecca Neubauer and Heather Payne
Independent and Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 90 (525,091)

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historic preservation, adaptation, sea level rise, resiliency

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Pulling in Both Directions: How States Are Moving Toward Decarbonization While Continuing to Support Fossil Fuels

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law Vol. 45, No. S (2020), Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 May 2020
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 87 (536,167)

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decarbonization, electricity generation, transportation, coordinated action, climate change, state action, regulation

18.

Sharing Negawatts: Property Law, Electricity Data and Facilitating the Energy Sharing Economy

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 123, No. 2, 2019, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2019
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 71 (603,375)

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electricity usage data, property, ownership, distributed energy, distributed resources

19.

Law, Policy, and the Future of Solar Financing

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2904343
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Heather Payne and Victor Byers Flatt
Seton Hall Law School and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Downloads 68 (617,436)

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Solar Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy, Electricity, Finance, Solar Finance, Environmental Finance, Environment

20.

A Long Slog: What a Ten Year Hydroelectric Relicensing Process Demonstrates About Public Participation and Administrative Regulation Theories

53 Idaho L. Rev 41 (2017)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2017
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 63 (642,295)
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hydroelectric, public participation, relicense, public interest

21.

Electrifying Efficiency

40 Stanford Environmental Law Journal 57 (2021)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
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energy efficiency, regulated utilities, investor-owned utilities, regulatory capture, climate change, electrification

22.

Legal Issues When Managing Public Roads Affected by Sea Level Rise: South Carolina

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Aug 2019
Seton Hall Law School, Independent, University of South Carolina - Department of Geography, University of South Carolina - Department of Geography and University of North Carolina School of Law
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sea level rise, roads, government duties, abandonment, takings, adaptation

23.

Valuing Distributed Energy Resources: A Comparative Analysis

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Heather Payne and Jonas Monast
Seton Hall Law School and UNC School of Law
Downloads 59 (663,486)

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solar, valuation, distributed energy

24.

All of the Above: One Way State Regulatory Frameworks Impact the Utility of the Future

8 Geo. Wash. J. Energy & Envtl. L. 78 (2017)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 May 2018
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 54 (691,519)

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ratemaking, utility, distributed energy, regulatory framework

25.

Incenting Green Technology: The Myth of Market-Based Commercialization of No- and Low-Carbon Electricity Sources

24 NYU Environmental Law Journal 404 (2017)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 May 2017
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 54 (691,519)

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subsidies, electricity, no-carbon source, low-carbon source, wind, solar, nuclear

26.

Lake Lanier and the Corps: How Adaptive Management Could Help in the ACF System

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 51, NREL EDITION, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 53 (697,348)

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Army Corps of Engineers, adaptive management, ACF

27.

A Fix for a Thirsty World - Making Direct and Indirect Reuse Legally Possible

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 16 May 2017 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 52 (703,375)

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direct reuse, indirect reuse, potable, wastewater, legislation

28.

Legal Issues When Managing Public Roads Affected by Sea Level Rise: North Carolina

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2019
Heather Payne and Ian Brown
Seton Hall Law School and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 51 (709,631)

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sea level rise, roads, government duties, abandonment, takings, adaptation

29.

Rhinoceroses Are Not Like Sneakers

82 Ohio State Law Journal 71 (2021), Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 18 May 2021
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 39 (790,912)

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adaptation, resilience, climate change, adjustment failure cost, buyout, environmental markets, disaster aid, flood insurance, managed retreat

30.

Reliance and Reliability

UC Irvine Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Apr 2024
Heather Payne
Seton Hall Law School
Downloads 8 (1,078,062)

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utility, climate change, reliability, resilience, customer, rate payer, electrification, outage, regulation, data