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Case TitleSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency
DistrictNorthern District of Georgia
CityAtlanta
Case Number1:2016cv03772
Date Filed2016-10-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Leigh Martin May
PlaintiffSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe Southeastern Legal Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the EPA for records concerning the schedules of two employees. The organization also asked for a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and granted the fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, SLF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
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2016-10-111COMPLAINT, filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.; filed and Summon(s) issued. ( Filing fee $ 400.00 receipt number 113E-6747877.) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit -A, # 2 Exhibit -B, # 3 Exhibit -C, # 4 Exhibit - D, # 5 Exhibit --E, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(eop) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov/commonly-used-forms to obtain Pretrial Instructions which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 10/12/2016)
2016-10-112Electronic Summons Issued as to United States Environmental Protection Agency Loretta Lynch and U. S. Attorney Office - NDGA. (Attachments: # 1 Loretta Lynch, # 2 U. S. Attorney Office - NDGA)(eop) (Entered: 10/12/2016)
2016-10-113Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. (bdb) (Entered: 10/13/2016)
2016-10-144STANDING ORDER regarding civil litigation. Signed by Judge Leigh Martin May on 10/14/2016. (rvb) (Entered: 10/14/2016)
2016-10-17Clerks Notation re 3 Certificate of Interested Persons, reviewed and approved by LMM. (rvb) (Entered: 10/17/2016)
2016-10-245AFFIDAVIT of Service for Complaint and Certificate of Interested Parties , as to U.S. EPA, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Attorney NDGA. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proof of Service - U.S. EPA, # 2 Exhibit Proof of Service - U.S. Attorney General, # 3 Exhibit Proof of Service - U.S. Attorney NDGA)(Hermann, Kimberly) (Entered: 10/24/2016)
2016-11-166ANSWER to 1 COMPLAINT by United States Environmental Protection Agency. Discovery ends on 4/17/2017.(Amanti, Lena) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov to obtain Pretrial Instructions. (Entered: 11/16/2016)
2016-12-157JOINT PRELIMINARY REPORT AND DISCOVERY PLAN filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. (Hermann, Kimberly) (Entered: 12/15/2016)
2016-12-228SCHEDULING ORDER Approving 7 Joint Preliminary Report and Discovery Plan. Signed by Judge Leigh Martin May on 12/22/2016. (rvb) (Entered: 12/22/2016)
2017-04-139STATUS REPORT by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Hermann, Kimberly) Modified on 4/13/2017 to re-docket request for extension of time as Motion event (hfm). (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-1310Unopposed MOTION Leave of Absence May 2, 2017 to June 16, 2017 by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Hermann, Kimberly) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-1311MOTION for Extension of Time to File Motions for Summary Judgment by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(hfm) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-1312ORDER granting 11 Motion for Extension of Time, through and including August 16, 2017, to file Motions for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Leigh Martin May on 4/13/17. (hfm) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-1313ORDER granting 10 Motion for Leave of Absence of Kimberly S. Hermann from May 2, 2017 to June 16, 2017. Signed by Judge Leigh Martin May on 4/13/17. (hfm) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-08-0414Joint MOTION for Extension of Time Extend Summary Judgment Deadline and Status Report with Brief In Support by United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Amanti, Lena) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-0415ORDER granting 14 Motion for Extension of Time. The deadline for filing motions for summary judgment shall be extended for a period of four months, through December 15, 2017. Signed by Judge Leigh Martin May on 8/4/2017. (rjs) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
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