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Case TitleWILDERNESS SOCIETY v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01089
Date Filed2018-05-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffWILDERNESS SOCIETY a District of Columbia non-profit corporation
Case DescriptionThe Wilderness Society submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning reports referenced in President Trump's Executive Order on promoting energy independence. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. For some of the requests, the Bureau of Land Management told the Wilderness Society that it had no records. After the agency failed to respond further, the Wilderness Society filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20240
DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR an agency of the United States of America
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2018-05-091COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5471035) filed by WILDERNESS SOCIETY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Proposed Summons for DOI, # 3 Summons Proposed Summons for AG, # 4 Summons Proposed Summons for US Atty)(Bahr, David) (Attachment 1 replaced on 5/11/2018) (zmd). (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-092LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WILDERNESS SOCIETY (Bahr, David) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-09Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zmd) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-113SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
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