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Case TitleGALDIERI v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02253
Date Filed2019-07-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffLOUIS V. GALDIERI
Case DescriptionLouis Galdieri, a writer and documentary filmmaker, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning a December 2017 opinion renewing mineral leases held by Twin Metals Minnesota allowing it to explore for minerals in the Superior National Forest. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and agreed to provide rolling releases. However, Galdieri's request was delayed by the awareness review program. Galdieri then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2019-07-261COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 4616099969) filed by LOUIS V. GALDIERI. (Attachment: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (tth) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-07-26SUMMONS (3) Issued as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (tth) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-07-262MOTION for CM/ECF Password by LOUIS V. GALDIERI. (tth) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-08-01MINUTE ORDER: The Court ORDERS that Plaintiff's 2 Motion for CM/ECF password is GRANTED provided that he comply with all training requirements imposed by the Clerk's Office. So ORDERED by Judge James E. Boasberg on 08/01/2019. (lcjeb3) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-08-273NOTICE of Appearance by Jason Todd Cohen on behalf of U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (Cohen, Jason) (Entered: 08/27/2019)
2019-08-304Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (Cohen, Jason) (Entered: 08/30/2019)
2019-09-03MINUTE ORDER: The Court ORDERS that Defendant's 4 Motion for Extension of Time is GRANTED. The Court ORDERS that Defendant shall file its Answer or response to the Complaint by October 15, 2019. So ORDERED by Judge James E. Boasberg on 9/3/2019. (lcjeb3) (Entered: 09/03/2019)
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