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Case TitlePROTECT THE PUBLIC'S TRUST v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv01750
Date Filed2022-06-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffPROTECT THE PUBLIC'S TRUST
Case DescriptionProtect the Public's Trust submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Energy for records concerning DOE employees who attended the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, UK. PPT also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PPT filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
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2022-06-171COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9316124) filed by PROTECT THE PUBLIC'S TRUST. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A - FOIA HQ-2022-00164-F, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons Summons -- U.S. Attorney's Office, # 4 Summons Summons -- U.S. Attorney General, # 5 Summons Summons -- U.S. Department of Energy)(Lawkowski, Gary) (Entered: 06/17/2022)
2022-06-21Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zsb) (Entered: 06/21/2022)
2022-06-212SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 06/21/2022)
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