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Case TitleSouthern Environmental Law Center v. U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
DistrictWestern District of Virginia
CityCharlottesville
Case Number3:2017cv00061
Date Filed2017-08-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Glen E. Conrad
PlaintiffSouthern Environmental Law Center
Case DescriptionThe Southern Environmental Law Center submitted a FOIA request to the EPA for records concerning the agency's implementation of an executive order entitled "Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda." SELC discussed the request with the EPA several times, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, SELC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU. S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2017-08-231COMPLAINT against U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (Filing & Administrative fee $ 400; Receipt 0423-2735936.), filed by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1 - Letter from Rep. Cummings, # 3 Exhibit 2 - Comments on behalf of SELC re 13777, # 4 Exhibit 3 - Supplemental FOIA request from SELC, # 5 Exhibit 4 - E-mail from Auther to Hunter, # 6 Exhibit 5 - E-mail from Hunter to Auther, # 7 Exhibit 6 - E-mail from Hunter to Rementer, # 8 Exhibit 7 - E-mail from Rementer to Hunter, # 9 Exhibit 8 - E-mail from Auther to Hunter, # 10 Exhibit 9 - FOIA Appeal by SELC)(jcj)
2017-08-232Negative Corporate Disclosure Statement by Southern Environmental Law Center (jcj)
2017-08-233Electronic Summons Issued as to U. S. Environmental Protection Agency NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (jcj)
2017-08-234MOTION for Kimberley Hunter to Appear Pro Hac Vice. by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Granting Pro Hac Vice status)(Buppert, Gregory)
2017-08-235ORDER granting 4 MOTION for Kimberley Hunter and Leslie Griffith to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorneys Kimberley Hunter and Leslie Griffith for Southern Environmental Law Center added. Signed by District Judge Glen E. Conrad on 8/23/17. (hnw) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
2017-09-156MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer by U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Winn, Sara)
2017-09-157RESPONSE in Opposition re 6 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer . filed by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Hunter, Kimberley)
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by FOIA Project Staff