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Case TitleWILDEARTH GUARDIANS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00232
Date Filed2018-01-31
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffWILDEARTH GUARDIANS
Case DescriptionWildEarth Guardians submitted four FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior for Secretary Ryan Zinke's communications records, Vincent DeVito's communications records, Katherine MacGregor's communications records, and David Bernhardt's communications records. The agency acknowledged receipt of all four requests, 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

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
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2018-01-311COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR Office of the Secretary ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5312414) filed by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Summons to Attorney General, # 3 Summons Summons to U.S. Attorney, # 4 Summons Summons to Dept. of Interior)(Kagan, Neil) (Attachment 1 replaced on 2/1/2018) (zsth). (Entered: 01/31/2018)
2018-01-312Corporate Disclosure Statement by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Kagan, Neil) (Entered: 01/31/2018)
2018-01-31Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zsth) (Entered: 02/01/2018)
2018-02-013SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 02/01/2018)
2018-02-024STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the attached Standing Order Governing Civil Cases Before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in its entirety upon receipt. The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 02/02/18. (Attachment: # 1 Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 02/02/2018)
2018-02-085CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS re 4 Order, . (Kagan, Neil) (Entered: 02/08/2018)
2018-02-206NOTICE of Appearance by Scott Leeson Sroka on behalf of All Defendants (Sroka, Scott) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
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