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Case TitleMISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT v. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00663
Date Filed2018-03-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffMISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Case DescriptionThe Missouri Coalition for the Environment submitted five FOIA requests to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for records concerning pending permit applications in the St. Louis and Little Rock area. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and responded to all of them, withholding some documents under Exemption 5 (privileges). MCE then filed suit, alleging the agency had a policy or practice of withholding such records even though they had been disclosed as the result of prior litigation.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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Complaint
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2018-03-231COMPLAINT against U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5385558) filed by MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Corporate Disclosure)(Hubertz, Elizabeth) (Attachment 1 replaced on 3/26/2018) (jd) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-232REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re 1 Complaint, filed by MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(Hubertz, Elizabeth) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-233LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. (jd) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-03-23Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (jd) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-03-264SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(jd) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-04-165NOTICE of Appearance by Shanna Laura Cronin on behalf of U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS (Cronin, Shanna) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
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