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Case TitleENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND v. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01116
Date Filed2018-05-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND
Case DescriptionThe Environmental Defense Fund submitted FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior for records concerning the Waste Prevention Rule. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Environmental Defense Fund filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DefendantBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
DefendantOFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DefendantOFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2018-05-101COMPLAINT against ALL DEFENDANTS ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5474808) filed by ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Attachments to Complaint, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons For Department of Justice, # 4 Summons For U.S. Attorney, # 5 Summons For Department of the Interior)(Levitan, Benjamin) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-102Corporate Disclosure Statement by ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND. (Levitan, Benjamin) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-103MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Aladdine Joroff, :Firm- Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School, :Address- 6 Everett St., Ste. 4119, Cambridge, MA 02138. Phone No. - 617-495-5014. Fax No. - 617-384-7633 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5475071. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND (Levitan, Benjamin) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-10Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zmd) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-144SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
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