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Case TitleINSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH v. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv01549
Date Filed2022-06-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffINSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH
Case DescriptionThe Institute for Energy Research submitted FOIA requests to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for records concerning email communications of four FERC officials to or from three outside email domains belonging to two activist groups over the course of seven months. IER also asked for a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged the receipts and consolidated them into a single request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, IER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
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2022-06-021COMPLAINT against FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9276349) filed by INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Proposed to USAO, USAG, and FERC)(Hardin, Matthew) (Entered: 06/02/2022)
2022-06-02Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zsb) (Entered: 06/02/2022)
2022-06-032SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 06/03/2022)
2022-06-033NOTICE of Appearance by Christopher Cochran Horner on behalf of INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH (Horner, Christopher) (Main Document 3 flattened and replaced on 6/6/2022) (ztnr). (Entered: 06/03/2022)
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