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Case TitleNatural Resources Defense Council v. United States Environmental Protection Agency
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv03519
Date Filed2017-05-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Lewis A. Kaplan
PlaintiffNatural Resources Defense Council
Case DescriptionThe Natural Resources Defense Council submitted FOIA requests to the EPA for records concerning various issues involving EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's actions. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, NRDC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
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2017-05-111COMPLAINT against United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-13650345)Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council.(Rahm, Catherine) (Entered: 05/11/2017)
2017-05-112CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Rahm, Catherine) (Entered: 05/11/2017)
2017-05-113REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to United States Environmental Protection Agency, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council. (Rahm, Catherine) (Entered: 05/11/2017)
2017-05-114RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council.(Rahm, Catherine) (Entered: 05/11/2017)
2017-05-12CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. 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: 05/12/2017)
2017-05-12Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php . (jvs) (Entered: 05/12/2017)
2017-05-12Case Designated ECF. (jvs) (Entered: 05/12/2017)
2017-05-125ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to United States Environmental Protection Agency. (jvs) (Entered: 05/12/2017)
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