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Case TitleWESTERN VALUES PROJECT v. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02190
Date Filed2017-10-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffWESTERN VALUES PROJECT
Case DescriptionWestern Values Project submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for digital correspondence to or from a list of organizations and individuals sent to or from a list of agency officials. Western Values Project also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and took a 10-day extension. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Western Values Project filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2017-10-231COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5169931) filed by WESTERN VALUES PROJECT. (Attachments: # 1 7.1 Certificate, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons Att'y General, # 4 Summons DOI, # 5 Summons U.S. Attorney)(Sobel, David) (Entered: 10/23/2017)
2017-10-232LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WESTERN VALUES PROJECT (zsb) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
2017-10-24Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zsb) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
2017-10-243SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
2017-10-244STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set out in the attached standing order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 10/24/17. (lcrdm3, ) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
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