ALTERNATIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION v. VILSACK et al
ORDER THAT THE MOTION TO DISMISS IS GRANTED INSOFAR AS IT SEEKS DISMISSAL; PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED FOR LACK OF SUBJECT MATTER JURSDICTION AND THE CLERK OF COURT IS DIRECTED TO CLOSE THIS CIVIL ACTION. SIGNED BY HONORABLE JOHN R. PADOVA ON 3/30/17. 3/30/17 ENTERED AND COPIES EMAILED TO COUNSEL AND COPY TO LEGAL.(jaa, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
TOM VILSACK, IN HIS OFFICIAL
CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE, ET AL.
AND NOW, this 30th day of March, 2017, upon consideration of the Defendants’ Motion
to Dismiss (Docket No. 8), and all documents filed in connection therewith, and after oral
argument on the Motion on March 3, 2017, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED as follows:
The Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED insofar as it seeks dismissal pursuant to
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(1) for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
Plaintiff’s Complaint is DISMISSED for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this civil action.
BY THE COURT:
John R. Padova, J.
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