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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01777
Date Filed2017-08-31
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for records concerning the translocation of the Louisiana black bears to the Three Rivers Complex area in Louisiana. 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 FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
DefendantFISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20240
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2017-08-311COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5097426) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Fish and Wildlife Service, # 3 Summons US Attorney General, # 4 Summons US Attorney DC, # 5 Declaration Corp. Disclosure)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 08/31/2017)
2017-09-012LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (zmd) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
2017-09-01Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zmd) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
2017-09-013SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 09/01/2017)
2017-09-054STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the attached Standing Order Governing Civil Cases Before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in its entirety upon receipt. The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 09/05/17. (Attachment: # 1 Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 09/05/2017)
2017-09-115RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/11/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/11/2017. (Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 09/11/2017)
2017-09-146NOTICE of Appearance by Wyneva Johnson on behalf of UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE (Johnson, Wyneva) (Entered: 09/14/2017)
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