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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02703
Date Filed2018-11-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning scientific grants from Dec. 28, 2017 to the present. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told PEER it was being classified in the "other" category for fee purposes and that the agency was considering PEER's request for a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, PEER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2018-11-201COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5801566) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Declaration, # 3 Summons DOI Summons, # 4 Summons USAODC Summons, # 5 Summons AG Summons)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 11/20/2018)
2018-11-27Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zrdj) (Entered: 11/27/2018)
2018-11-272SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zrdj) (Entered: 11/27/2018)
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