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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01568
Date Filed2017-08-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Forest Service for records concerning Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreements currently in effect between the agency and local law enforcement agencies. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and asked PEER to clarify the scope of one of its items. Although PEER contacted the agency for further information, it received no response. 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 AGRICULTURE
DefendantUNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20250
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2017-08-021COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5058894) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons US. Attorney General, # 3 Summons Attorney General DC, # 4 Summons Forest Service, # 5 Declaration Corp. Disclosure)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-022LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (zsb) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-04Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zsb) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-043SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
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