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Case TitleWESTERN VALUES PROJECT v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02789
Date Filed2019-09-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffWESTERN VALUES PROJECT
Case DescriptionWestern Values Project submitted FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Land Management, General Services Administration, and OMB for records sent to either a Senate committee or GSA concerning the relocation of BLM personnel. WVP also requested a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from any of the agencies, WVP filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DefendantUNITED STATES BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
DefendantGENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
DefendantOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
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2019-09-181COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6383518) filed by WESTERN VALUES PROJECT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Exhibit 7, # 9 Exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit 9, # 11 Exhibit 10, # 12 Exhibit 11, # 13 Exhibit 12, # 14 Summons U.S. Dept. of the Interior, # 15 Summons U.S. Bureau of Land Management, # 16 Summons General Services Admin., # 17 Summons Office of Management and Budget, # 18 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 19 Summons U.S. Attorney for DC, # 20 Supplement Certificate Rule LCvR 26.1)(Massey, Jonathan) (Entered: 09/18/2019)
2019-09-182LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WESTERN VALUES PROJECT (zeg) (Entered: 09/20/2019)
2019-09-20Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zeg) (Entered: 09/20/2019)
2019-09-203SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, UNITED STATES BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 09/20/2019)
2019-09-204STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set forth in the attached Standing Order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 09/20/19. (lcrdm3, ) (Entered: 09/20/2019)
2019-10-155NOTICE of Appearance by Alan Burch on behalf of All Defendants (Burch, Alan) (Entered: 10/15/2019)
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