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Case TitlePUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv00888
Date Filed2019-03-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffPUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Case DescriptionPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of the Navy for records concerning radiological data for Treasure Island, an artificial island in San Francisco Bay. PEER also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PEER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
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2019-03-281COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6028395) filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet cover sheet, # 2 Declaration corporate disclosure, # 3 Summons Navy Summons, # 4 Summons AG Summons, # 5 Summons USAODC Summons)(Dinerstein, Paula) (Attachment 1 replaced on 3/29/2019) (zef, ). (Entered: 03/28/2019)
2019-03-282LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests filed by PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY. (zef, ) (Entered: 03/29/2019)
2019-03-29Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (zef, ) (Entered: 03/29/2019)
2019-03-293SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 03/29/2019)
2019-04-114GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 4/11/2019. (lckbj1) (Entered: 04/11/2019)
2019-04-305NOTICE of Appearance by Katherine Boyd Palmer-Ball on behalf of U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (Palmer-Ball, Katherine) (Entered: 04/30/2019)
2019-05-166Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Palmer-Ball, Katherine) (Entered: 05/16/2019)
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