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Case TitleCENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY v. COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01851
Date Filed2020-07-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffCENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
Case DescriptionThe Center for Biological Diversity submitted FOIA requests to the Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management for records, including emails, concerning the agencies' implementation of an Executive Order pertaining to infrastructure investments to recover from the corona virus pandemic. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, CBD filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCOUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
DefendantU.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE
DefendantBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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2020-07-091COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7318792) filed by CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet civil cover sheet, # 2 Summons AG, # 3 Summons USAO, # 4 Summons CEQ, # 5 Summons FWS, # 6 Summons BLM, # 7 LCvR 26.1)(Snape, William) (Entered: 07/09/2020)
2020-07-092LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY (zsb) (Entered: 07/09/2020)
2020-07-09Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zsb) (Entered: 07/09/2020)
2020-07-093NOTICE of Appearance by Paulo Antonio Lopes on behalf of CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY (Lopes, Paulo) (Entered: 07/09/2020)
2020-07-104SUMMONS (5) Issued Electronically as to BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 07/10/2020)
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