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Case TitleNorthwest Environmental Advocates v. US Environmental Protection Agency
DistrictWestern District of Washington
Case Number2:2019cv01051
Date Filed2019-07-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James L. Robart
PlaintiffNorthwest Environmental Advocates an Oregon non-profit corporation
Case DescriptionNorthwest Environmental Advocates submitted FOIA requests to the EPA for records concerning actions by the agency and the Washington Department of Ecology pertaining to nutrient pollution in Puget Sound. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Northwest Environmental Advocates filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUS Environmental Protection Agency an agency of the United States of America
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2019-07-081COMPLAINT against defendant(s) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Receipt # 0981-5836015), filed by Northwest Environmental Advocates. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Kampmeier, Paul) (Entered: 07/08/2019)
2019-07-082CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT indicating no Corporate Parents and/or Affiliates. Filed pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P 7.1. Filed by Northwest Environmental Advocates (Kampmeier, Paul) (Entered: 07/08/2019)
2019-07-09Judge James L. Robart added. (GT) (Entered: 07/09/2019)
2019-07-093Summons Electronically Issued as to defendant US Environmental Protection Agency. (GT) (Entered: 07/09/2019)
2019-07-294AFFIDAVIT of Mailing of Summons and Complaint to US Environmental Protection Agency on 7/17/2019, filed by Plaintiff Northwest Environmental Advocates. (Kampmeier, Paul) (Entered: 07/29/2019)
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