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Case TitleSTORY OF STUFF PROJECT et al v. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00170
Date Filed2018-01-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffSTORY OF STUFF PROJECT
PlaintiffCOURAGE CAMPAIGN INSTITUTE
Case DescriptionThe Story of Stuff Project and the Courage Campaign Institute submitted FOIA requests to the U.S. Forest Service for records concerning Nestle Waters North America's special permit to sell water in national parks. After the agency failed to respond to any of its requests, the Story of Stuff Project filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL
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2018-01-261COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, United States Department of Agriculture Office of General Counsel ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5305405) filed by STORY OF STUFF PROJECT, COURAGE CAMPAIGN INSTITUTE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons for US Attorney Civil Process Clerk, # 3 Summons for US Attorney General, # 4 Summons for Defendant US Forest Service, # 5 Summons for Defendant US Dept of Agriculture Office of General Counsel)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-262LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by STORY OF STUFF PROJECT (Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-263LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by COURAGE CAMPAIGN INSTITUTE (Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-26Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zsb) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-264SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-265STANDING 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 1/26/2018. (lctnm3) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-02-056RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 2/5/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 3/7/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Return Receipt)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 02/05/2018)
2018-02-057RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 2/5/18. (Attachments: # 1 Return Receipt)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 02/05/2018)
2018-02-058RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE served on 2/2/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Return Receipt for U.S. Forest Service)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 02/05/2018)
2018-02-059RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL served on 2/2/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Return Receipt for Office of General Counsel USDA)(Kenna, Matt) (Entered: 02/05/2018)
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