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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02135
Date Filed2018-09-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
Case DescriptionWaterkeeper Alliance and the Sierra Club submitted a FOIA request to the EPA for records concerning policy changes pertaining to concentrated animal feeding operations. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told the requesters that fees would not be incurred. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Waterkeeper Alliance and the Sierra Club filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2018-09-141COMPLAINT against U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5689367) filed by WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE, SIERRA CLUB. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet, # 7 Summons to Wheeler, # 8 Summons to Sessions, # 9 Summons to Liu)(Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 09/14/2018)
2018-09-142MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Alexis Andiman, :Firm- Earthjustice, :Address- 48 Wall Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10005. Phone No. - (212) 845-7376. Fax No. - (212) 918-1556 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5689382. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by SIERRA CLUB, WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Alexis Andiman, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 09/14/2018)
2018-09-143Corporate Disclosure Statement by WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE. (Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 09/14/2018)
2018-09-144Corporate Disclosure Statement by SIERRA CLUB. (Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 09/14/2018)
2018-09-21ATTORNEY RENEWAL fee received: $ 25.00, online receipt number: 0090-5699767. (zmd) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-09-21Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zmd) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-09-245MINUTE ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave of Alexis Andiman to Appear Pro Hac Vice only upon condition that the lawyer admitted, or at least one member of the lawyer's firm, undergo CM/ECF training, obtain a CM/ECF username and password, and agree to file papers electronically. No court papers will be mailed to any lawyer. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 9/24/18. (DMK) (Entered: 09/24/2018)
2018-09-246SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 09/24/2018)
2018-10-087RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY served on 9/28/2018 (Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 10/08/2018)
2018-10-088RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 10/01/2018. (Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 10/08/2018)
2018-10-089RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 10/1/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/31/2018. (Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 10/08/2018)
2018-10-1610NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by All Plaintiffs. Case related to Case No. 1:18-cv-02260-TJK. (Apfel, Carrie) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
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