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Case TitleENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01739
Date Filed2017-08-25
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE
Case DescriptionThe Energy & Environmental Legal Institute submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning contracts involving Hal Harvey, Energy Innovation, Trevor House or Rhodium Group that were in effect during 2015. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, EELI filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2017-08-251COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5090024) filed by ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT LEGAL INSTITUTE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons to Civil Process Clerk of US Attorney, # 3 Summons to Attorney General, # 4 Summons to State Department)(Mandelbaum, Chaim) (Entered: 08/25/2017)
2017-08-29Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zsb) (Entered: 08/29/2017)
2017-08-292SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 08/29/2017)
2017-08-293STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 8/29/17. (lcrdm3) (Entered: 08/29/2017)
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