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Case TitleSTATE OF NEW JERSEY V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02338
Date Filed2018-10-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffSTATE OF NEW JERSEY
Case DescriptionThe State of New Jersey submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning the agency's decision to allow off-shore drilling on the Atlantic coast but had exempted Florida. New Jersey also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, New Jersey filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
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2018-10-101COMPLAINT State of New Jersey against DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5729826) filed by STATE OF NEW JERSEY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Certificate of Service)(Kinney, Robert) (Entered: 10/10/2018)
2018-10-10Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zsb) (Entered: 10/10/2018)
2018-10-102SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 10/10/2018)
2018-11-053NOTICE of Appearance by Jennifer Lauren Moriarty on behalf of STATE OF NEW JERSEY (Moriarty, Jennifer) (Entered: 11/05/2018)
2018-11-134NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua M. Kolsky on behalf of UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR (Kolsky, Joshua) (Entered: 11/13/2018)
2018-11-135ANSWER to Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR.(Kolsky, Joshua) (Entered: 11/13/2018)
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