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Case TitleCENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY v. UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01955
Date Filed2019-06-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffCENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY
Case DescriptionThe Center for Food Safety submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for records concerning the agency's consultation regarding ArborGen's genetically engineered Freeze Tolerant Eucalyptus petition. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and placed it on the complex track for processing. The agency updated its contact information, but after hearing nothing further, CFS filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
DefendantFISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20240
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2019-06-281COMPLAINT against FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6224185) filed by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons for Attorney General, # 3 Summons for U.S. Attorney, # 4 Summons for Defendant)(Kimbrell, George) (Entered: 06/28/2019)
2019-06-282LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY (Kimbrell, George) (Entered: 06/28/2019)
2019-06-283MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Victoria Yundt, :Firm- Center for Food Safety, :Address- 303 Sacramento Street, 2nd Fl, San Francisco, CA 94111. Phone No. - 415-826-2770. Fax No. - 415-826-0507 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-6224203. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY (Attachments: # 1 Declaration for Yundt, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Kimbrell, George) (Entered: 06/28/2019)
2019-07-02Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zef, ) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
2019-07-024SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
2019-07-025STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 07/02/2019. (lctnm2) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
2019-07-02MINUTE ORDER granting 3 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Counsel Victoria Yundt shall promptly register for this Court's CM/ECF system. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 07/02/2019. (lctnm2) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
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