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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv01471
Date Filed2022-05-25
Date Closed2022-08-16
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
Case DescriptionThe American Wild Horse Campaign submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Land Management for records that discuss or describe Monitoring Plans in force for the period of September 1, 2019 through September 28, 2021 in Wyoming. AWHC also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, AWHC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2022-05-251COMPLAINT against BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9262725) filed by AMERICAN WILD HORSE CAMPAIGN. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Malone, Sean) (Entered: 05/25/2022)
2022-05-27Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zjm) (Entered: 05/27/2022)
2022-05-272SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zjm) (Entered: 05/27/2022)
2022-06-013STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 6/1/2022. (lctnm1) (Entered: 06/01/2022)
2022-07-144ANSWER to Complaint by BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.(Venguswamy, Kartik) (Entered: 07/14/2022)
2022-07-15MINUTE ORDER. Before the Court are a complaint and an answer in this FOIA case. It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall meet and confer and file a Joint Status Report proposing a schedule for proceeding in this matter. The schedule should address, among other things, the status of Plaintiff's FOIA request, the anticipated number of documents responsive to Plaintiff's FOIA request, the anticipated date(s) for release of the documents requested by Plaintiff, whether a motion for an Open America stay is likely in this case, whether a Vaughn index will be required in this case, and a briefing schedule for dispositive motions, if required. The parties shall file the schedule on or before August 14, 2022. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 7/15/2022. (lctnm1) (Entered: 07/15/2022)
2022-07-15Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 8/14/2022. (ztg) (Entered: 07/15/2022)
2022-08-155NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by AMERICAN WILD HORSE CAMPAIGN (Malone, Sean) (Entered: 08/15/2022)
2022-08-16MINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of the 5 Notice of Dismissal, this case is hereby DISMISSED without prejudice. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A)(i). The Clerk of Court shall close this case. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 8/16/2022. (lctnm1) (Entered: 08/16/2022)
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