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Case TitleWILDEARTH GUARDIANS v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00056
Date Filed2018-01-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffWILDEARTH GUARDIANS
Case DescriptionWildEarth Guardians submitted a FOIA request to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for records concerning its decision finding that there was no significant environmental impact for conducting predator damage assessments in Colorado. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, WildEarth Guardians filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
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2018-01-101COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPATMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5281429) filed by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Nokes, Kelly) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-102Corporate Disclosure Statement by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Nokes, Kelly) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-10Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zmd) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-103SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (md) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-104STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 1/10/2018. (lctnm2) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-02-055RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/18/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/17/2018. (Nokes, Kelly) (Entered: 02/05/2018)
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