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Case TitleNatural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. Office of Management and Budget
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv02855
Date Filed2017-04-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Lorna G. Schofield
PlaintiffNatural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe Natural Resources Defense Council submitted a FOIA request to OMB for records concerning the implementation of President Trump's executive order on reducing regulations and curbing costs. NRDC also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, NRDC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantOffice of Management and Budget
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2017-04-201COMPLAINT against Office of Management and Budget. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-13565477)Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc..(Marks, Nancy) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-202CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Marks, Nancy) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-203REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Office of Management and Budget, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.. (Marks, Nancy) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-204FILING ERROR - SUMMONS REQUEST - U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IS NOT A PARTY TO INITIAL PLEADING - REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to U.S. Attorney's Office, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.. (Marks, Nancy) Modified on 4/21/2017 (jvs). Modified on 4/21/2017 (jvs). (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-205FILING ERROR - SUMMONS REQUEST - U.S. Attorney General IS NOT A PARTY TO INITIAL PLEADING - REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to U.S. Attorney General, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (Marks, Nancy) Modified on 4/21/2017 (jvs). (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-206RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc..(Marks, Nancy) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-21CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Lorna G. Schofield. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/District . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf_filing.php . (jvs) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-21Magistrate Judge James L. Cott is so designated. (jvs) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-21Case Designated ECF. (jvs) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-21***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING DEFICIENT REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS. Notice to Attorney to RE-FILE Document No. 4 Request for Issuance of Summons,. The filing is deficient for the following reason(s): U.S. Attorney's Office is not a party to Initial Pleading;. Re-file the document using the event type Request for Issuance of Summons found under the event list Service of Process - select the correct filer/filers - and attach the correct summons form PDF. (jvs) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-21***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING DEFICIENT REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS. Notice to Attorney to RE-FILE Document No. 5 Request for Issuance of Summons,. The filing is deficient for the following reason(s): U.S. Attorney General is not a party to Initial Pleading;. Re-file the document using the event type Request for Issuance of Summons found under the event list Service of Process - select the correct filer/filers - and attach the correct summons form PDF. (jvs) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-217ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Office of Management and Budget. (jvs) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-288ORDER: This case has been assigned to me for all purposes. It is hereby ORDERED that counsel for all parties appear for an initial pretrial conference with the Court at the time and place listed below. All pretrial conferences must be attended by the attorney who will serve as principal trial counsel. Parties who are not local (within the Metropolitan tri-state area) may request to attend by phone by filing a letter motion via ECF. Any open legal issues can be addressed at the conference. DATE AND PLACE OF CONFERENCE: June 14, 2017 at 10:40 a.m., in Courtroom 1106 of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse at 40 Foley Square, New York, New York. And as set forth herein. Initial Conference set for 6/14/2017 at 10:40 AM in Courtroom 1106, Thurgood Marshal Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, New York, NY 10007 before Judge Lorna G. Schofield. (Signed by Judge Lorna G. Schofield on 4/28/2017) (ama) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
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