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Case TitleWILDEARTH GUARDIANS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02222
Date Filed2017-10-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffWILDEARTH GUARDIANS
Case DescriptionWildlife Guardians submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning two Secretarial Orders, one on a federal coal moratorium and the other on American energy independence. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further, Wildlife Guardians filed an administrative appeal. After again hearing nothing further from the agency, Wildlife Guardians filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
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2017-10-261COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5177586) filed by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Nokes, Kelly) Modified on 10/27/2017 (sth). (Entered: 10/26/2017)
2017-10-262Corporate Disclosure Statement by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Nokes, Kelly) (Entered: 10/26/2017)
2017-10-26Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (sth) (Entered: 10/27/2017)
2017-10-273SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(sth) (Entered: 10/27/2017)
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