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Case TitleNatural Resources Defense Council v. Office of Management and Budget
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2018cv04328
Date Filed2018-05-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge J. Paul Oetken
PlaintiffNatural Resources Defense Council
Case DescriptionThe Natural Resources Defense Council submitted a FOIA request to OMB for records concerning attendees at meetings discussing energy and environmental policy issues. NRDC also requested a fee waiver. OMB acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, NRDC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantOffice of Management and Budget
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2018-05-151COMPLAINT against Office of Management and Budget. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-15071578)Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council.(Kraham, Susan) (Entered: 05/15/2018)
2018-05-152CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Kraham, Susan) (Entered: 05/15/2018)
2018-05-153FILING ERROR - DEFICIENT PLEADING - SUMMONS REQUEST PDF ERROR - REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council. (Kraham, Susan) Modified on 5/16/2018 (pc). (Entered: 05/15/2018)
2018-05-154RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council.(Kraham, Susan) (Entered: 05/15/2018)
2018-05-16CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge J. Paul Oetken. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/District . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf_filing.php . (pc) (Entered: 05/16/2018)
2018-05-16Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php . (pc) (Entered: 05/16/2018)
2018-05-16Case Designated ECF. (pc) (Entered: 05/16/2018)
2018-05-16***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING DEFICIENT REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS. Notice to Attorney Susan Kraham to RE-FILE Document No. 3 Request for Issuance of Summons. The filing is deficient for the following reason(s): Type the defendant's name on the docket entry for the summons, the date field on the official A.O. Summons form was completed by the attorney; Leave the Clerk's signature line blank. Re-file the document using the event type Request for Issuance of Summons found under the event list Service of Process - select the correct filer/filers - and attach the correct summons form PDF. (pc) (Entered: 05/16/2018)
2018-05-165REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Office of Management and Budget, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Natural Resources Defense Council. (Kraham, Susan) (Entered: 05/16/2018)
2018-05-176ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Office of Management and Budget. (dnh) (Entered: 05/17/2018)
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