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FOIA Agency Information

General Information

Fish & Wildlife Service
Agency within Department of Interior

The Fish and Wildlife Service states its mission as "working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people."

Where Suits are Filed

Status  Year  City 
Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Request Backlogs and Processing Times

Most Recent Data, for the Month of
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All240 cases
average 88 days pending
84 cases
average 33 days to close
Simple1 case
average 329 days pending
7 cases
average 10 days to close
Normal78 cases
average 119 days pending
48 cases
average 58 days to close
Expedited0 cases
average 0 days pending
1 case
average 22 days to close
Exceptional/Voluminous73 cases
average 308 days pending
5 cases
average 197 days to close
Complex95 cases
average 164 days pending
42 cases
average 120 days to close


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