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Case TitleSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency
DistrictNorthern District of Georgia
Case Number1:2017cv02365
Date Filed2017-06-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Totenberg
PlaintiffSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe Southeastern Legal Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the EPA for records concerning the EPA's Office of Environmental Justice and the potential influence of outside advocacy groups. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency subsequently told SLF that it had nearly completed its review of more than 500 documents. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, Southeastern Legal Foundation filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
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2017-06-231COMPLAINT, filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 113E-7227280.) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E, # 7 Exhibit F, # 8 Exhibit G, # 9 Exhibit H, # 10 Exhibit I, # 11 Exhibit J, # 12 Exhibit K, # 13 Exhibit L, # 14 Exhibit M, # 15 Exhibit N, # 16 Exhibit O)(bnw) Please visit our website at to obtain Pretrial Instructions which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-232Electronic Summons Issued as to United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Attachments: # 1 Summons United States Attorney's Office, # 2 Summons US EPA)(bnw) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-233Certificate of Interested Persons by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. (bnw) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-284STANDING ORDER: Guidelines to Parties and Counsel in Cases Proceeding Before The Honorable Amy Totenberg. Signed by Judge Amy Totenberg on 6/28/2017. (sap) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
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