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Case TitleENERGY POLICY ADVOCATES v. WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv01251
Date Filed2022-05-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffENERGY POLICY ADVOCATES
Case DescriptionEnergy Policy Advocates submitted three FOIA requests to the Office of Science and Technology for records concerning communications between staffers Eric Lander and Jane Lubchenco and various press or public interest groups. The agency acknowledged the requests and disclosed 15 pages with redactions under Exemption 5 (privileges) in response to the first request. EPA filed an administrative appeal. The agency granted the appeal in part and disclosed some redacted materials. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency in response to its other two requests, EPA filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantWHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
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2022-05-051COMPLAINT against OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9218653) filed by ENERGY POLICY ADVOCATES. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Hardin, Matthew) (Entered: 05/05/2022)
2022-05-062NOTICE of Appearance by Christopher Cochran Horner on behalf of ENERGY POLICY ADVOCATES (Horner, Christopher) (Entered: 05/06/2022)
2022-05-06Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (znmg) (Entered: 05/06/2022)
2022-05-063SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(znmg) (Entered: 05/06/2022)
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