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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)
2017-05-316NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Dominika Natalia Tarczynska on behalf of United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Tarczynska, Dominika) (Entered: 05/31/2017)
2017-06-137ORDER RE SCHEDULING AND INITIAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Initial Conference set for 7/12/2017 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 21B, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. (Signed by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on 6/12/2017) (mro) (Entered: 06/13/2017)
2017-06-198ANSWER to 1 Complaint. Document filed by United States Environmental Protection Agency.(Tarczynska, Dominika) (Entered: 06/19/2017)
2017-06-219AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE. United States Environmental Protection Agency served on 5/12/2017, answer due 6/2/2017. Service was made by Mail. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Rahm, Catherine) (Entered: 06/21/2017)
2017-07-12Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Lewis A. Kaplan: Case Management Conference held on 7/12/2017. The parties shall submit a status update letter to chambers on or before 7/18/17. (Mohan, Andrew) (Entered: 07/12/2017)
2017-07-2010ENDORSED LETTER addressed to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan from [JOON H. KIM] Dominika Tarczynska and Catherine Marlantes Rahm dated 7/18/2017 re: The Parties have conferred regarding a proposed schedule for EPA to provide responses to the four FOIA requests that are at issue in this litigation and have agreed to the following. ENDORSEMENT: SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on 7/20/2017) (anc) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
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