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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. STATE DEPARTMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01441
Date Filed2018-06-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John D. Bates
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning the agency's decision to remove 17 biosphere reserves from the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PEER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantSTATE DEPARTMENT
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2018-06-181COMPLAINT against STATE DEPARTMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5540374) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Declaration Corporate Disclosure, # 3 Summons State Department, # 4 Summons US AG, # 5 Summons US Att DC)(Carlesco, Adam) (Entered: 06/18/2018)
2018-06-182LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (zsth) (Entered: 06/20/2018)
2018-06-18Case Assigned to Judge John D. Bates. (zsth) (Entered: 06/20/2018)
2018-06-203SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to STATE DEPARTMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 06/20/2018)
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