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Case TitleWILDEARTH GUARDIANS v. U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00551
Date Filed2018-03-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffWILDEARTH GUARDIANS
Case DescriptionWildEarth Guardians submitted four FOIA requests to the Bureau of Land Management for records concerning a range of topics. The agency acknowledged receipt of the 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. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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Docket
Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
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2018-03-091COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5366697) filed by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons US Attorney General, # 3 Summons US Bureau of Land Management, # 4 Summons US Attorney)(Ruscavage-Barz, Samantha) (Attachment 1 replaced on 3/22/2018) (znmw). (Entered: 03/09/2018)
2018-03-092Corporate Disclosure Statement by WILDEARTH GUARDIANS. (Ruscavage-Barz, Samantha) (Entered: 03/09/2018)
2018-03-09Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zsth) (Entered: 03/09/2018)
2018-03-093SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 03/09/2018)
2018-03-284ENTERED IN ERROR.....RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/19/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/18/2018. (Ruscavage-Barz, Samantha) Modified on 3/29/2018 (znmw). (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-285RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 3/19/18. (Ruscavage-Barz, Samantha) (Main Document 5 replaced on 3/29/2018) (znmw). (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-286RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT served on 3/19/2018 (Ruscavage-Barz, Samantha) (Main Document 6 replaced on 3/29/2018) (znmw). (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-287RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/19/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/18/2018. (Ruscavage-Barz, Samantha) (Main Document 7 replaced on 3/29/2018) (znmw). (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-29NOTICE OF CORRECTED DOCKET ENTRY: Docket Entry 4 Summons Returned Executed in FOIA as to U.S. Attorney was entered in error (incorrect document attached) and was refiled as Docket Entry 7 Summons Returned Executed as to U.S. Attorney. (znmw) (Entered: 03/29/2018)
2018-04-138NOTICE of Appearance by Scott Leeson Sroka on behalf of All Defendants (Sroka, Scott) (Entered: 04/13/2018)
2018-04-139NOTICE of Appearance by Kelly E. Nokes on behalf of WILDEARTH GUARDIANS (Nokes, Kelly) (Main Document 9 replaced on 4/16/2018) (ztd). (Entered: 04/13/2018)
2018-04-1310ANSWER to Complaint by U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.(Sroka, Scott) (Entered: 04/13/2018)
2018-04-16NOTICE OF HEARING: The parties shall take notice that an Initial Scheduling Conference is scheduled for 5/14/2018, at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 2, before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (hmc) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
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