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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00042
Date Filed2018-01-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
Case DescriptionThe Environmental Integrity Project submitted a FOIA request to the General Services Administration for records concerning credit card charges submitted for travel by EPA and Department of Interior from April 2017 through September 2017. The agency denied the request, telling EIP that it was not allowed to disclose credit card charge information pertaining to other agencies. EIP filed an administrative appeal, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, EIP filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Vaughn index, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2018-01-081COMPLAINT against GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5278086) filed by ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet, # 7 Summons USAO, # 8 Summons GSA, # 9 Summons US Attorney General)(Schaeffer, Eric) (Attachment 6 replaced on 1/9/2018) (zsth). (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-082Corporate Disclosure Statement by ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT. (Schaeffer, Eric) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-08Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (sth) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-093SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) Modified on 1/10/2018 (znmw). (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-094NOTICE Corrected GSA Summons by ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT (Schaeffer, Eric) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-095GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 1/9/2018. (lckbj1) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-106SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (md) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-227RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/16/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/15/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Certified Mail Receipt)(Schaeffer, Eric) (Entered: 01/22/2018)
2018-01-228RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION served on 1/12/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Certified Mail Receipt)(Schaeffer, Eric) (Entered: 01/22/2018)
2018-01-229RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 01/17/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Certified Mail Receipt)(Schaeffer, Eric) (Entered: 01/22/2018)
2018-01-3110NOTICE of Appearance by Jason Todd Cohen on behalf of GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (Cohen, Jason) (Entered: 01/31/2018)
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