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Case TitleCENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY et al v. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02198
Date Filed2019-07-24
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffCENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
PlaintiffENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT
Case DescriptionThe Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Integrity Project filed suit against the EPA to challenge its revised FOIA regulation that had been published without notice or comment.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Jurisdiction - Injunction, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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2019-07-241COMPLAINT against ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6274832) filed by CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, INC., ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Corporate Disclosure)(Townsend, Margaret) (Entered: 07/24/2019)
2019-07-26Case Assigned to Judge Carl J. Nichols. (zeg) (Entered: 07/26/2019)
2019-07-262NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT. Case related to Case No. 19-688. (Townsend, Margaret) (Entered: 07/26/2019)
2019-07-26Case Reassigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Judge Carl J. Nichols is no longer assigned to the case. (zeg) (Entered: 07/26/2019)
2019-07-263SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 07/26/2019)
2019-08-124NOTICE of Appearance by Amy R. Atwood on behalf of CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT (Atwood, Amy) (Entered: 08/12/2019)
2019-08-145RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY served on 8/5/2019 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proof of Service)(Townsend, Margaret) (Entered: 08/14/2019)
2019-08-146RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 8/5/2019. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proof of Service)(Townsend, Margaret) (Entered: 08/14/2019)
2019-08-147RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 8/8/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/7/2019. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proof of Service)(Townsend, Margaret) (Entered: 08/14/2019)
2019-08-168GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES APPLICABLE TO APA CASES ASSIGNED TO 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 Court's instructions for batching 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 8/16/2019. (lckbj1) (Entered: 08/16/2019)
2019-09-239NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by All Plaintiffs. Case related to Case No. 19-2181. (Townsend, Margaret) (Entered: 09/23/2019)
2019-09-2310NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua M. Kolsky on behalf of U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (Kolsky, Joshua) (Entered: 09/23/2019)
2019-09-2311MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Kolsky, Joshua) (Entered: 09/23/2019)
2019-09-24MINUTE ORDER granting 11 Opposed Motion for Extension of Time to Answer. It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall answer or otherwise respond to the complaint on or before 10/28/2019. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 9/24/2019. (lckbj1) (Entered: 09/24/2019)
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