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Case TitleENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE et al v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00909
Date Filed2017-05-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE
PlaintiffFREE MARKET ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CLINIC
Case DescriptionThe Energy & Environmental Legal Institute submitted a FOIA request to the EPA for records concerning emails concerning three named employees which referenced certain outside actors and keywords. After the agency failed to respond in six weeks, EELI filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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2017-05-151COMPLAINT against ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4951983) filed by ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE, FREE MARKET ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CLINIC. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons to Civil Process Clerk of US Attorney, # 3 Summons to Attorney General, # 4 Summons To Environmental Protection Agency)(Mandelbaum, Chaim) (Entered: 05/15/2017)
2017-05-152Corporate Disclosure Statement by ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE, FREE MARKET ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CLINIC. (Attachments: # 1 Corporate Disclosure Statement)(Mandelbaum, Chaim) (Entered: 05/15/2017)
2017-05-15Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zsb) (Entered: 05/15/2017)
2017-05-153SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 05/15/2017)
2017-05-314NOTICE of Appearance by Johnny Hillary Walker, III on behalf of UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (Walker, Johnny) (Entered: 05/31/2017)
2017-06-295ANSWER to Complaint by UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.(Walker, Johnny) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-07-03MINUTE ORDER: The Court ORDERS that the parties shall meet, confer, and submit a proposed briefing schedule by June 17, 2017. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 7/3/17. (lcjeb2) (Entered: 07/03/2017)
2017-07-066Joint MOTION to Stay by UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Walker, Johnny) (Entered: 07/06/2017)
2017-07-06MINUTE ORDER GRANTING Joint 6 Motion to Stay. The Court ORDERS that the case is STAYED until September 20, 2017, and the parties shall file a proposed briefing schedule on or before that date. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 7/6/17. (lcjeb2) (Entered: 07/06/2017)
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