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Case TitleWestern Watersheds Project v. USDA APHIS Wildlife Services
DistrictDistrict of Idaho
CityDatabaseVersion 6.1 Boise - Southern
Case Number1:2015cv00219
Date Filed2015-06-22
Date Closed2015-10-09
JudgeJudge B. Lynn Winmill
PlaintiffWestern Watersheds Project
Case DescriptionWestern Watersheds Project submitted five FOIA requests to APHIS Wildlife Services for records concerning the agency's Pocatello Supply Depot. The agency disclosed some documents responsive to Western Watersheds Project's first request, but after some further back and forth without receiving further responsive records, Western Watersheds Project filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUSDA APHIS Wildlife Services
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Opinion/Order [14]
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2015-06-221COMPLAINT against USDA APHIS Wildlife Services ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0976-1314614.), filed by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Brooks, Talasi)
2015-06-232Summons Issued as to USDA APHIS Wildlife Services. (Print attached Summons for service.) (st)
2015-06-293Corporate Disclosure Statement by Western Watersheds Project. (Brooks, Talasi)
2015-07-294SUMMONS Returned Executed by Western Watersheds Project. All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Return Receipts from Complaints/Summonses, # 2 Exhibit Tracking slip for third Summons, # 3 Exhibit Mailing slip for third Complaint/Summons with Tracking Number)(Brooks, Talasi)
2015-07-305ANSWER to 1 Complaint by USDA APHIS Wildlife Services.(Rodriguez, Joanne)
2015-07-316NOTICE of Availability of Magistrate Judge and Requirement for Consent sent to counsel for USDA APHIS Wildlife Services and Western Watersheds Project re 5 Answer to Complaint. Consent/Objection to Magistrate due by 10/2/2015. (st)
2015-08-037Docket entry only - CONSENT to Magistrate Judge filed. (st) (Entered: 08/04/2015)
2015-08-048NOTICE OF HEARING: A Telephonic Scheduling Conference is set for 9/9/2015 at 3:00 PM before Judge B. Lynn Winmill. (Attachments: # 1 Litigation Plan Letter, # 2 Litigation Plan)(jlb)
2015-08-139MOTION for Summary Judgment Talasi B Brooks appearing for Plaintiff Western Watersheds Project. Responses due by 9/8/2015 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Plaintiff's Separate Statement of Undisputed Facts, # 3 Declaration of Talasi B. Brooks, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit, # 6 Exhibit, # 7 Exhibit, # 8 Exhibit, # 9 Exhibit, # 10 Exhibit, # 11 Exhibit, # 12 Exhibit, # 13 Exhibit, # 14 Exhibit, # 15 Exhibit, # 16 Exhibit, # 17 Exhibit, # 18 Exhibit, # 19 Exhibit, # 20 Exhibit, # 21 Exhibit, # 22 Exhibit, # 23 Exhibit, # 24 Exhibit, # 25 Exhibit, # 26 Exhibit, # 27 Exhibit, # 28 Exhibit, # 29 Exhibit, # 30 Exhibit, # 31 Exhibit, # 32 Exhibit, # 33 Exhibit, # 34 Exhibit, # 35 Exhibit, # 36 Exhibit, # 37 Exhibit, # 38 Exhibit, # 39 Exhibit)(Brooks, Talasi)
2015-08-1910MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 9 MOTION for Summary Judgment (2015V00152) Joanne P Rodriguez appearing for Defendant USDA APHIS Wildlife Services. Responses due by 9/14/2015 (Rodriguez, Joanne)
2015-08-2411DOCKET ENTRY ORDER granting 10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply. Defendant shall file a response to the motion for summary judgment 9 on or before September 30, 2015. Signed by Judge B. Lynn Winmill. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dm)
2015-08-2412DOCKET ENTRY ORDER -- Pursuant to agreement of counsel, the Scheduling Conference set for September 9, 2015, is VACATED and all dispositive motions must be filed on or before October 9, 2015. Signed by Judge B. Lynn Winmill. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dm)
2015-08-25Reset Deadlines as to 9 MOTION for Summary Judgment pursuant to Order 11 . Responses due by 9/30/2015. (jlb)
2015-10-0513STIPULATION of Dismissal by USDA APHIS Wildlife Services. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Signed Settlement Agreement)(Rodriguez, Joanne)
2015-10-05The 60 day deadline has expired. Case will remain with a District Judge. No more notice of availability or assignment will be sent out. Consent deadline(s) termed. (st)
2015-10-0914ORDER FOR DISMISSAL WITH PREJUDICE re: 13 Stipulation of Dismissal filed by USDA APHIS Wildlife Services. Signed by Judge B. Lynn Winmill. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (jp)
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