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Mandamus

In re Patenaude

The court denies petitions brought by three groups of individuals seeking to remand their claims for personal injury and wrongful death damages due to asbestos exposure. The petitioners' claims initially were filed in Georgia, New York...

AlliedSignal, Inc. v. Phoenix, City of

The court holds that a city is not immune from a company's negligence suit for allegedly delivering contaminated water to the company's facilities. The company sought damages for the cost of replacing corroded pipes in a fire protection...

Northern States Power Co. v. Department of Energy

The court denies several utilities' and states' broad request for a writ of mandamus that would require the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to begin disposing of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act's (NWPA's)...

In re Marine Shale Processors, Inc.

The court refuses to issue a writ of mandamus overturning a district court refusal to order the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not to initiate enforcement action against hazardous-waste generators for shipping material to...

Public Citizen v. Kantor

The court holds that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (OTR) is not required to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or to adopt methods and...