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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01277
Date Filed2017-06-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Forest Service for records concerning a news release issued by the agency after it issued a report on timber sales in the Tongass National Forest as well as how the agency addressed various issues identified in the report. After hearing nothing further from the agency, PEER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
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2017-06-291COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5012048) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Corporate Disclosure, # 2 Summons Attorney General, # 3 Summons US Attorney's Office, # 4 Summons US Forest Service, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-292LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (md) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-29Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (md) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-293SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
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