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Case TitleSIERRA CLUB v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01906
Date Filed2017-09-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffSIERRA CLUB
Case DescriptionThe Sierra Club submitted FOIA requests to the EPA for records concerning administrator Scott Pruitt's communications with fossil fuel industry representatives. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Sierra Club filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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2017-09-181COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5120220) filed by SIERRA CLUB. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons, # 7 Summons, # 8 Summons)(Miller, Matthew) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
2017-09-182Corporate Disclosure Statement by SIERRA CLUB. (Miller, Matthew) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
2017-09-18Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (md) (Entered: 09/19/2017)
2017-09-193SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 09/19/2017)
2017-09-204MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Justine Thompson Cowan, :Firm- Cowan Consulting for Nonprofits, PLLC, :Address- P.O. Box 533507, Orlando, FL 32853. Phone No. - 407-506-4109. Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5124413. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by SIERRA CLUB (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Miller, Matthew) (Entered: 09/20/2017)
2017-09-225ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 09/22/2017. (DM) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
2017-10-026RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY served on 9/25/2017 (Miller, Matthew) (Entered: 10/02/2017)
2017-10-027RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 09/22/2017. (Miller, Matthew) (Entered: 10/02/2017)
2017-10-028RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/22/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/22/2017. (Miller, Matthew) (Entered: 10/02/2017)
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