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Case TitleThe New York Times Company v. United States Department of Energy
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2022cv04761
Date Filed2022-06-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Mary Kay Vyskocil
PlaintiffThe New York Times Company
Case DescriptionThe New York Times submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Energy for records concerning the fuel costs paid for waste coal by four named power plants, a cost element that affects investment owned by Sen. Joe Manion (D-WV). The Times also requested expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and denied the Times' request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the New York Times filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Energy
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2022-06-071COMPLAINT against United States Department of Energy. (Filing Fee $ 402.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-26249892)Document filed by The New York Times Company..(McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/07/2022)
2022-06-072NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Sum Yi Jessica Hui on behalf of The New York Times Company..(Hui, Sum Yi Jessica) (Entered: 06/07/2022)
2022-06-073CIVIL COVER SHEET filed..(McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/07/2022)
2022-06-074REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to United States Department of Energy, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by The New York Times Company..(McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/07/2022)
2022-06-075RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by The New York Times Company..(McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/07/2022)
2022-06-08CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at . .(pc) (Entered: 06/08/2022)
2022-06-08Magistrate Judge Barbara C. Moses is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: . (pc) (Entered: 06/08/2022)
2022-06-08Case Designated ECF. (pc) (Entered: 06/08/2022)
2022-06-086ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to United States Department of Energy..(pc) (Entered: 06/08/2022)
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