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Case TitleCAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY v. U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00783
Date Filed2018-04-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffCAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY
Case DescriptionThe Campaign for Accountability submitted two FOIA requests to the EPA. The first request concerned communications between administrator Scott Pruitt and a variety of individuals and organizations pertaining to a number of keywords. The second FOIA request concerned communications between two EPA Region 6 employees pertaining to a variety of individuals and topics. The agency acknowledged receipt of both requests. The agency told CfA that it would provide records responsive to the Region 6 request on a rolling basis. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency concerning either request, CfA filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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2018-04-051COMPLAINT against U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5407146) filed by CAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet, # 5 Summons for USAO, # 6 Summons for AG, # 7 Summons for EPA)(Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 04/05/2018)
2018-04-052LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY (Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 04/05/2018)
2018-04-05Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (jd) (Entered: 04/09/2018)
2018-04-093SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(jd) (Entered: 04/09/2018)
2018-04-094STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set forth in the Court's Standing Order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 4/9/2018. (lcrdm1, ) (Entered: 04/09/2018)
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by FOIA Project Staff