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Case TitleWestern Watersheds Project v. Bureau of Land Management
DistrictDistrict of Idaho
CityDatabaseVersion 6.1.2 Boise - Southern
Case Number1:2018cv00505
Date Filed2018-11-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ronald E. Bush
PlaintiffWestern Watersheds Project
Case DescriptionThe Western Watersheds Project submitted two FOIA requests to the Bureau of Land Management. The first FOIA request asked for records concerning BLM recommendations to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke pertaining to proposed changes in coordination with state governments. The second FOIA request asked for records concerning Endangered Species Act consultations related to BLM's Wyoming Converse County oil and gas project. The agency acknowledged receipt of both requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency pertaining to either request, Western Watersheds Project filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantBureau of Land Management
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2018-11-141COMPLAINT against Bureau of Land Management ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0976-1811354.), filed by Western Watersheds Project. (Attachments: # 1 Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Brooks, Talasi)
2018-11-142ERRATA by Plaintiff Western Watersheds Project re 1 Complaint Civil Cover Sheet . (Brooks, Talasi)
2018-11-143Corporate Disclosure Statement by Western Watersheds Project. (Brooks, Talasi)
2018-11-214Summons Issued as to Bureau of Land Management (Print attached Summons for service.) (alw)
2018-11-265Another Summons Issued as to Bureau of Land Management (Print attached Summons for service.) (jp)
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