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Case TitleRocky Mountain Wild, Inc. v. United States Forest Service et al
DistrictDistrict of Colorado
Case Number1:2018cv03065
Date Filed2018-11-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty
PlaintiffRocky Mountain Wild, Inc. a Colorado non-profit corporation
Case DescriptionRocky Mountain Wild submitted FOIA requests to the U.S. Forest Service for records concerning the Village of Wolf Creek. RMW also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The Forest Service told RMW that, based on the record, it probably was not entitled to a fee waiver and asked it to narrow the scope of its request. RMW provided further support for its fee waiver request and refused to narrow the scope of its request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, RMW filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Forest Service a federal agency
DefendantUnited States Department of Agriculture a federal agency
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2018-11-291COMPLAINT against United States Department of Agriculture, United States Forest Service (Filing fee $ 400,Receipt Number 1082-6417150)Attorney Matthew David Sandler added to party Rocky Mountain Wild, Inc.(pty:pla), filed by Rocky Mountain Wild, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Notice of Related Case, # 3 Exhibit 1_July 20, 2018 FOIA Request, # 4 Exhibit 2_August 7, 2018 Letter, # 5 Exhibit 3_August 16, 2018 Response, # 6 Exhibit 4_September 5, 2018 Reply Letters, # 7 Summons Forest Service, # 8 Summons Dept of Agriculture, # 9 Summons US Attorney, # 10 Summons US Attorney General)(Sandler, Matthew) (Entered: 11/29/2018)
2018-11-292Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty. Text Only Entry (dbera, ) (Entered: 11/30/2018)
2018-11-303SUMMONS issued by Clerk. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Magistrate Judge Consent Form) (dbera, ) (Entered: 11/30/2018)
2018-11-304MINUTE ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING CONFERENCE by Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty on 11/30/2018. Scheduling Conference set for 1/31/2019 10:30 AM in Courtroom A 501 before Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty. (mdave, ) (Entered: 11/30/2018)
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