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Case TitleLeasure v. United States Department of Energy et al
DistrictSouthern District of West Virginia
Case Number3:2019cv00513
Date Filed2019-07-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Robert C. Chambers
PlaintiffJason Leasure
Case DescriptionJason Leasure, an attorney, submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Energy for records concerning air sampling data maintained or used by the agency ten miles from the perimeter of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio. After hearing nothing from the agency, Leasure filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Energy and
DefendantDoes 1 through 10, inclusive
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2019-07-111COMPLAINT. Filing Fee $400.00. Receipt # AWVSDC-7315871. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet) (jsa) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
2019-07-11CASE assigned to Judge Robert C. Chambers. (klc) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
2019-07-122ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to United States Department of Energy, re: 1 Complaint. Summons returnable 60 days. Instructions to Counsel: This is your electronic summons. Please print as many copies of the Summons and Complaint as are necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. See Proof of Service page of this Summons form for filing a return of service if required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(l). (jsa)
2019-07-123STANDING ORDER IN RE: ASSIGNMENT AND REFERRAL OF CIVIL ACTIONS AND MATTERS TO MAGISTRATE JUDGES ENTERED JANUARY 4, 2016. Discovery referred to Magistrate Judge Eifert. (cc: attys; any unrepresented party) (jsa)
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