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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01424
Date Filed2017-07-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Land Management for records concerning the agency's compliance efforts in response to a 2016 GAO report on unauthorized grazing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but 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 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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2017-07-181COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5035406) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Corporate Disclosure, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons BLM, # 4 Summons AG, # 5 Summons USAO)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
2017-07-18Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (md) (Entered: 07/19/2017)
2017-07-192SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 07/19/2017)
2017-07-203GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 7/20/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
2017-07-254RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 7/24/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 8/23/2017. (Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 07/25/2017)
2017-07-255RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 7/24/2017., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT served on 7/24/2017. (See Docket Entry 4 to view document). (znmw) (Entered: 07/26/2017)
2017-08-146NOTICE of Appearance by Jeremy S. Simon on behalf of UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 08/14/2017)
2017-08-147Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to Answer or Otherwise Respond to Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 08/14/2017)
2017-08-14MINUTE ORDER granting 7 Consent Motion for Extension of Time to Answer. It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall answer or otherwise respond to the complaint on or before 9/6/2017. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 08/14/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 08/14/2017)
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