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Case TitleWestern Watersheds Project v. USDA APHIS Wildlife Services
DistrictDistrict of Idaho
CityDatabaseVersion 6.1.2 Boise - Southern
Case Number1:2018cv00335
Date Filed2018-07-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge B. Lynn Winmill
PlaintiffWestern Watersheds Project
Case DescriptionWestern Watersheds Project submitted four FOIA requests to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for records concerning attacks on livestock by wolves. WWP also requested a fee waiver and expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and denied WWP's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, WWP filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUSDA APHIS Wildlife Services
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2018-07-261COMPLAINT against USDA APHIS Wildlife Services ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0976-1765862.), filed by Western Watersheds Project. (Attachments: # 1 Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Lake, Scott)
2018-07-262Corporate Disclosure Statement by Western Watersheds Project. (Lake, Scott)
2018-07-273Summons Issued as to USDA APHIS Wildlife Services. (Print attached Summons for service.) (jp)
2018-08-304ANSWER to 1 Complaint by USDA APHIS Wildlife Services.(Schaefer, James)
2018-09-045CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Western Watersheds Project (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Lake, Scott)
2018-09-047LITIGATION ORDER AND NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC SCHEDULING CONFERENCE Telephonic Scheduling Conference set for 10/18/2018 01:30 PM in Telephonic Hearing - Boise Chambers before Judge B. Lynn Winmill. On or before 10/11/18, the parties must file with the Court the joint Litigation Plan and Discovery Plan. Signed by Judge B. Lynn Winmill. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (jp) (Entered: 09/05/2018)
2018-09-056NOTICE of Availability of Magistrate Judge and Requirement for Consent sent to counsel for USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, Western Watersheds Project re 4 Answer to Complaint, 1 Complaint. Consent/Objection to Magistrate due by 11/5/2018. (jp)
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