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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv00013
Date Filed2019-01-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted a FOIA request to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for records concerning the agency's failure to consider PEER's rulemaking petition requiring warnings in cars that the engine was still running even though the key fob was not in the car. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PEER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
DefendantNATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
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2019-01-031COMPLAINT against NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5867144) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Declaration Rule 7.1 Cert, # 3 Exhibit Ex A - FOIA Request, # 4 Exhibit Ex B - Acknowledgment, # 5 Exhibit Ex C - Second Acknowledgment, # 6 Summons Atty General Summons, # 7 Summons Agency Summons, # 8 Summons USAO DC Summons)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Entered: 01/03/2019)
2019-01-042LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests (zef, ) (Entered: 01/04/2019)
2019-01-04Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zef, ) (Entered: 01/04/2019)
2019-01-043SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 01/04/2019)
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