Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking to compel disclosure of records regarding aircraft emissions standards and U.S. participation in the 2016 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) carbon dioxide rulemaking process.
Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Department of State
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 09/16/2018 Complaint Download Complaint filed. Center for Biological Diversity Filed FOIA Suit Seeking Federal Records on Aircraft Emissions Standards. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal court in the District of Columbia seeking to compel the agencies’ provision of documents related to U.S. aircraft emission standards and U.S. participation in the 2016 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) carbon dioxide rulemaking process. The Center for Biological Diversity sought, among other documents, communications between aircraft manufacturers and airlines and U.S. officials.