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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01216
Date Filed2018-05-24
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Draft Proposed Plan" as it related to Florida. American Oversight submitted a second FOIA request for the same kinds of records as they related to all other coastal states that had gubernatorial elections in 2018. American Oversight also requested expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but denied American Oversight's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2018-05-241COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5499458) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 05/24/2018)
2018-05-242LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 05/24/2018)
2018-05-24Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zmd) (Entered: 05/25/2018)
2018-05-293SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
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