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Case TitleCONNECTICUT RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL, INC. v. U.S. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02575
Date Filed2018-11-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffCONNECTICUT RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL, INC.
doing business as CONNECTICUT RIVER CONSERVANCY
Case DescriptionThe Connecticut River Watershed Council submitted a FOIA request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for records concerning the February 14, 2018 visit by FERC Commissioner Neil Chatterjee to several hydroelectric facilities in Massachusetts. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and released two documents. The agency said it would release more records on a rolling basis, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Council filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
DefendantU.S. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
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2018-11-081COMPLAINT against U.S. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5782650) filed by CONNECTICUT RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL, INC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Ex A - FOIA Request, # 2 Exhibit Ex B - Extension Letter, # 3 Exhibit Ex C - Partial Denial, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons, # 7 Summons)(Dinerstein, Paula) Modified on 11/9/2018 (zef, ). (Entered: 11/08/2018)
2018-11-082Civil Statement Rule 7.1 Disclosure from Plaintiff re: LCvR 7.1. (Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 11/08/2018)
2018-11-083MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Ronald Albert Shems, :Firm- Diamond & Robinson, P.C., :Address- 15 East State Street Montpelier, VT 05601-1460. Phone No. - 802-223-6182. Fax No. - 802-229-4457 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5782732. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by CONNECTICUT RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL, INC. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Ronald Shems)(Dinerstein, Paula) Modified on 11/9/2018 (zef, ). (Entered: 11/08/2018)
2018-11-08Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zef, ) (Entered: 11/27/2018)
2018-11-274SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to All Defendants, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 11/27/2018)
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