Heal the Bay Inc, et al v. Browner, et al

Filing 73

ORDER by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong Granting 71 Motion to Relate Case to C 14-1392 PJH. (ndr, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/15/2014)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ROBERT G. DREHER Acting Assistant Attorney General Environment & Natural Resources Division PAUL CIRINO United States Department of Justice Environment & Natural Resources Division P.O. Box 7611 Washington, D.C. 20044-7611 Telephone: (202) 514-1542 Facsimile: (202) 514-8865 paul.cirino@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Defendants 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 12 OAKLAND DIVISION 13 14 15 HEAL THE BAY, INC. and SANTA MONICA BAYKEEPER, INC., et al. 16 17 18 19 20 Case No. 4:98-cv-4825 SBA STIPULATION RE: ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO CONSIDER WHETHER CASES SHOULD BE RELATED Plaintiffs, vs. GINA McCARTHY, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., AND [PROPOSED] ORDER THEREON Defendants. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Plaintiffs Heal the Bay, Inc., Los Angeles Waterkeeper, Inc. (formerly known as Santa Monica Baykeeper, Inc.), Defendants United States Environmental Protection Agency, its Administrator, and the Regional Administrator of EPA Region 9, as well as Las Virgenes Municipal Water District – Triunfo Sanitation District, hereby stipulate and agree to request an Order pursuant to Local Civil Rule 3-12 to relate the above-captioned civil action with another case that was recently transferred to this district, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District – Triunfo Sanitation District v. Gina McCarthy, No. 4:14-cv-1392-PJH. Stipulation re: Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related Case No. 4:98-cv-4825 SBA 1 1 2 3 For the reasons set forth in the accompanying Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related, the parties believe that the elements of Local Civil Rule 3-12 have been satisfied and that the Las Virgenes case and this case should be related. 4 5 April 4, 2014 6 7 8 9 10 Attorney for Los Angeles Waterkeeper and Heal the Bay, Inc 11 12 /s/ Elizabeth Forsyth (with permission) Elizabeth B. Forsyth Michael E. Wall Natural Resources Defense Council 111 Sutter Street, 20th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Ph: (415) 875-6100/Fax: (415) 875-6161 Email: eforsyth@nrdc.org April 4, 2014 13 ROBERT G. DREHER Acting Assistant Attorney General Environment & Natural Resources Division 14 /s/ Paul Cirino PAUL CIRINO Environmental Defense Section U.S. Department of Justice P.O. Box 7611 Washington, D.C. 20044 (202) 514-1542 (202) 514-8865 (facsimile) paul.cirino@usdoj.gov 15 16 17 18 19 20 Attorneys for Defendants Gina McCarthy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 21 22 April 4, 2014 23 24 25 26 27 /s/ Wayne K. Lemieux WAYNE K. LEMIEUX (SBN 43501) W. KEITH LEMIEUX (SBN 161850) 4165 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 350 Westlake Village, California 91362-3852 Telephone: (805) 495-4770 Email: wayne@lemieux-oneill.com Attorney for Las Virgenes Municipal Water District – Triunfo Sanitation District Joint Powers Authority 28 Stipulation re: Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related Case No. 4:98-cv-4825 SBA 2 1 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 2 3 4 5 4/12/2014 Dated: ____________________ ______________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation re: Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related Case No. 4:98-cv-4825 SBA 3