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Case TitleCENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02239
Date Filed2017-10-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffCENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY
Case DescriptionThe Center for Food Safety submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Land Management for records concerning Instruction Memorandum No. 2014-122. The Center submitted a second FOIA request to BLM for records concerning the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation Recovery and Storage Project. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Center for Food Safety filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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2017-10-301COMPLAINT against BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5181326) filed by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Bureau of Land Management, # 3 Summons US Attorney, # 4 Summons Attorney General)(Wu, Sylvia) (Entered: 10/30/2017)
2017-10-302Corporate Disclosure Statement by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY. (Wu, Sylvia) (Entered: 10/30/2017)
2017-10-303MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Adam Keats, :Firm- Center for Food Safety, :Address- 303 Sacramento St., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. Phone No. - 415-826-2770. Fax No. - 415-826-0507 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5181382. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Adam Keats, # 2 Proposed Order)(Wu, Sylvia) (Entered: 10/30/2017)
2017-11-01Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zsb) (Entered: 11/03/2017)
2017-11-03SUMMONS Not Issued as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, US Attorney, and US Attorney General.....INCORRECT SUMMONS FILED AT THE TIME COMPLAINT WAS FILED. (zsb) (Entered: 11/03/2017)
2017-11-064NOTICE OF CORRECTED SUMMONS by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY (Wu, Sylvia) (Entered: 11/06/2017)
2017-11-065SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 11/06/2017)
2017-11-13MINUTE ORDER GRANTING 3 Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Adam Keats. So ORDERED by Judge James E. Boasberg on 11/13/2017. (lcjeb2) (Entered: 11/13/2017)
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