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Case TitleFIRST LOOK MEDIA WORKS, INC. v. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00929
Date Filed2018-04-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeChief Judge Beryl A. Howell
PlaintiffFIRST LOOK MEDIA WORKS, INC.
Case DescriptionFirst Look Media submitted six FOIA requests to the EPA for records concerning travel expenses of administrator Scott Pruitt and other officials. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, First Look Media filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20460
DefendantENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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2018-04-201COMPLAINT against ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5433626) filed by FIRST LOOK MEDIA WORKS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit B-1, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E, # 7 Exhibit F, # 8 Summons, # 9 Summons, # 10 Summons, # 11 Civil Cover Sheet)(Brown, Jay) (Entered: 04/20/2018)
2018-04-202LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by FIRST LOOK MEDIA WORKS, INC. (Brown, Jay) (Entered: 04/20/2018)
2018-04-203NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew E. Kelley on behalf of FIRST LOOK MEDIA WORKS, INC. (Kelley, Matthew) (Entered: 04/20/2018)
2018-04-20Case Assigned to Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. (zsb) (Entered: 04/20/2018)
2018-04-204SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 04/20/2018)
2018-04-245STANDING ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on April 24, 2018. (lcbah1) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-05-096RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/30/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/30/2018. (Kelley, Matthew) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-097RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 04/30/2018. (Kelley, Matthew) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-098RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY served on 5/1/2018 (Kelley, Matthew) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-239Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to Answer or Otherwise Respond to Complaint by ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-23MINUTE ORDER (paperless) GRANTING the defendant's 9 Consent Motion for Extension of Time to Answer or Otherwise Respond to Complaint. By June 27, 2018, the defendant shall answer or otherwise respond to the plaintiff's 1 complaint. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on May 23, 2018. (lcbah1) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-23Set/Reset Deadlines: Defendant's answer or response to Complaint due by 6/27/2018. (hmc) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-06-2710ANSWER to Complaint by ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.(Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 06/27/2018)
2018-07-1111Joint STATUS REPORT by ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 07/11/2018)
2018-08-15MINUTE ORDER (paperless) DIRECTING, upon consideration of the parties' 11 Joint Status Report, the parties to file, by August 29, 2018, an additional Joint Status Report informing the Court of their progress in producing responsive documents, narrowing areas of disagreement, and proposing any briefing schedule to resolve remaining areas of dispute. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on August 15, 2018. (lcbah1) (Entered: 08/15/2018)
2018-08-15Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 8/29/2018. (tg) (Entered: 08/15/2018)
2018-08-2912Joint STATUS REPORT by ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 08/29/2018)
2018-08-29MINUTE ORDER (paperless) DIRECTING, upon consideration of the parties' 12 Joint Status Report, the parties to file an additional Joint Status Report by November 7, 2018, informing the Court of their progress in resolving areas of dispute, unless a stipulation of dismissal has been filed prior to that date. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on August 29, 2018. (lcbah1) (Entered: 08/29/2018)
2018-08-29Set/Reset Deadlines: A further Joint Status Report is due by 11/7/2018. (hmc) (Entered: 08/29/2018)
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