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CEI v. U.S. Department of Treasury - Complaint

CEI v. U.S. Department of Treasury - Complaint

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Plaintiff COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE for its complaint against
Defendant UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (“Treasury”),
alleges as follows:
1) This is an action under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552, to
compel production under two requests for certain described records from two
Treasury offices using the word “carbon” over an eight-month period in 2012.
2) CEI sent these FOIA requests by facsimile on August 8, 2012.
3) Treasury did not respond to Plaintiff’s request within twenty working days as required
under FOIA by either by producing responsive records, or acknowledging the request.
Plaintiff COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE for its complaint against
Defendant UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (“Treasury”),
alleges as follows:
1) This is an action under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552, to
compel production under two requests for certain described records from two
Treasury offices using the word “carbon” over an eight-month period in 2012.
2) CEI sent these FOIA requests by facsimile on August 8, 2012.
3) Treasury did not respond to Plaintiff’s request within twenty working days as required
under FOIA by either by producing responsive records, or acknowledging the request.

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