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Case TitleALLIANCE FOR WILD ROCKIES v. COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00654
Date Filed2017-04-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffALLIANCE FOR WILD ROCKIES
Case DescriptionThe Alliance for the Wild Rockies submitted a FOIA request to the Council on Environmental Quality for records concerning correspondence between the agency and the Idaho Panhandle National Forest pertaining to the Tower Fire Salvage and Reforestation Project. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and indicated that it would begin to process it. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the Alliance for the Wild Rockies filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCOUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
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2017-04-131COMPLAINT against COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4913276) filed by ALLIANCE FOR WILD ROCKIES. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons for Attorney General, # 3 Summons for Defendant, # 4 Summons for Civil Process Clerk)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-132MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Kristine M. Akland, :Firm- Akland Law Firm, :Address- 317 E. Spruce St., Missoula, MT 59802. Phone No. - (406) 544-9863. Fax No. - (970) 797-9133 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-4913389. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by ALLIANCE FOR WILD ROCKIES (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Kristine M. Akland, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-133MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Timothy M. Bechtold, :Firm- bechtold Law Firm PLLC, :Address- 317 E. Spruce St., Missoula, MT 59802. Phone No. - (406) 721-1435. Fax No. - 406-830-3085 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-4913427. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by ALLIANCE FOR WILD ROCKIES (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Timothy M. Bechtold, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-13Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (jd) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
2017-04-174SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Forms)(jd) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
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