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Case TitleEcological Rights Foundation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2018cv00394
Date Filed2018-01-18
Date ClosedOpen
PlaintiffEcological Rights Foundation
Case DescriptionThe Ecological Rights Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the EPA for records concerning instructions by the Trump administration prohibiting employees from speaking to the media. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency later told the Ecological Rights Foundation that it had uploaded its response to the FOIA Online system and would send the Foundation a link. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Ecological Rights Foundation filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
Complaint attachment 1
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2018-01-181COMPLAINT for declaratory and injunctive relief against United States Environmental Protection Agency ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-12033786.). Filed byEcological Rights Foundation. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Sproul, Christopher) (Filed on 1/18/2018) (Entered: 01/18/2018)
2018-01-182Proposed Summons. (Sproul, Christopher) (Filed on 1/18/2018) (Entered: 01/18/2018)
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