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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02464
Date Filed2018-10-25
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundations submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Energy for records concerning the approval process for issuance and cancellation of DOE's Solar Energy Technology Office FOA FY 2018. DFF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and granted DFF's request for a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
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2018-10-251COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5759243) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Lewis, John) (Entered: 10/25/2018)
2018-10-25Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zmd) (Entered: 10/26/2018)
2018-10-262LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION (Lewis, John) (Entered: 10/26/2018)
2018-10-313SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice to Counsel/Party) (zmd) (Entered: 10/31/2018)
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