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FOIA Agency Information

General Information

Fish & Wildlife Service
Agency within Department of Interior

The Fish and Wildlife Service states its mission as "working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people."

Where Suits are Filed

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Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Request Backlogs and Processing Times

Most Recent Data, for the Month of September 2016
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All214 cases
average 241 days pending
102 cases
average 141 days to close
Simple1 case
average 10 days pending
5 cases
average 147 days to close
Normal65 cases
average 121 days pending
57 cases
average 55 days to close
Expedited1 case
average 49 days pending
0 cases
average 0 days to close
Exceptional/Voluminous64 cases
average 389 days pending
8 cases
average 556 days to close
Complex83 cases
average 227 days pending
32 cases
average 190 days to close


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