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Case TitleINSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH v. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv03651
Date Filed2022-12-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffINSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH
Case DescriptionThe Institute for Energy Research submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Treasury for records concerning correspondence sent to or from certain named officials. IER also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the 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

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
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2022-12-061COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9716890) filed by INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Proposed to AG, US Attorney, and Defendant, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Hardin, Matthew) (Entered: 12/06/2022)
2022-12-07Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zcb) (Entered: 12/07/2022)
2022-12-072SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zcb) (Entered: 12/07/2022)
2022-12-143STANDARD ORDER for Civil Cases. See text for details. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on December 14, 2022. (lcdlf1) (Entered: 12/14/2022)
2023-01-064NOTICE of Appearance by Derek S. Hammond on behalf of All Defendants (Hammond, Derek) (Entered: 01/06/2023)
2023-01-065ANSWER to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.(Hammond, Derek) (Entered: 01/06/2023)
2023-01-06MINUTE ORDER requiring the parties to MEET AND CONFER and file a joint status report proposing a schedule for further proceedings. The status report should address the status of the plaintiff's FOIA request, including the anticipated number of documents responsive to the request and the anticipated date(s) for release of the requested documents. The parties shall file the joint status report on or before January 27, 2023. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on January 6, 2023. (lcdlf1) (Entered: 01/06/2023)
2023-01-206NOTICE of Appearance by Christopher Cochran Horner on behalf of INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH (Horner, Christopher) (Entered: 01/20/2023)
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