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Case TitleNatural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry et al
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv09580
Date Filed2017-12-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge George B. Daniels
PlaintiffNatural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe Natural Resources Defense Council submitted a FOIA request to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry for records concerning the agency's review of the health effects of glyphosate. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told NRDC that it would be difficult to estimate the volume of responsive records. NRDC requested a fee waiver, which the agency granted. After hearing nothing further from the agency, NRDC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
DefendantUnited States Department of Health and Human Services
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2017-12-061COMPLAINT against Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, United States Department of Health and Human Services. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-14444062)Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc..(Bernard, Mitchell) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
2017-12-062CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Bernard, Mitchell) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
2017-12-063REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.. (Bernard, Mitchell) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
2017-12-064REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to United States Department of Health and Human Services, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.. (Bernard, Mitchell) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
2017-12-065RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc..(Bernard, Mitchell) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
2017-12-06CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge George B. Daniels. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/District . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf_filing.php . (sj) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
2017-12-06Magistrate Judge Robert W. Lehrburger is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php . (sj) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
2017-12-06Case Designated ECF. (sj) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
2017-12-066ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to United States Department of Health and Human Services. (sj) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
2017-12-067ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. (sj) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
2017-12-078INITIAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Initial Conference set for 3/1/2018 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 11A, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge George B. Daniels, as further set forth in this order. (Signed by Judge George B. Daniels on 12/7/2017) (jwh) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
2018-01-129ANSWER to 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, United States Department of Health and Human Services. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2)(Bretz, Emily) (Entered: 01/12/2018)
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