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Case TitleHUSCH BLACKWELL LLP v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01213
Date Filed2018-05-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffHUSCH BLACKWELL LLP
Case DescriptionThe law firm of Husch Blackwell submitted 27 FOIA requests to the EPA for records concerning emails sent during a specified time that included certain keywords. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. The agency consolidated the 27 requests for search purposes and told Husch Blackwell that its search located 4,100 potentially responsive records. But after hearing nothing further from the agency, Husch Blackwell filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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2018-05-231COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5497896) filed by HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Exhibit 1, # 4 Exhibit 2, # 5 Exhibit 3, # 6 Exhibit 4, # 7 Exhibit 5, # 8 Exhibit 6, # 9 Exhibit 7, # 10 Exhibit 8, # 11 Exhibit 9)(Gilster, Kyle) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-232Corporate Disclosure Statement by HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP. (Gilster, Kyle) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-23Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zmd) (Entered: 05/25/2018)
2018-05-243ERRATA to Correct by HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP 1 Complaint, filed by HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Revised Pg 1 of Complaint, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney)(Gilster, Kyle) (Entered: 05/24/2018)
2018-05-294SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
2018-06-075NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Diehr on behalf of HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP (Diehr, Matthew) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
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