IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 27, 2009
SAVE CAPLES LAKE, AN UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF,
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE; RANDY MOORE, IN HIS CAPACITY AS REGIONAL FORESTER FOR REGION 5 OF THE UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE; GAIL KIMBELL, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHIEF OF THE UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE; AND ED SHAFER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS THE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, JR United States District Judge
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION OF DEFENDANT AND ORDER [Fed. R. Civ. P. 25(d)(1)]
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 21, 2009, Tom Vilsak was sworn in as the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, replacing Ed Shafer as Secretary.
Accordingly, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 25(d)(1), Tom Vilsak will be substituted as defendant in place of Ed Shafer. Defendants United States Forest Service, Tom Vilsak, Abigail Kimbell, and Randy Moore further request that the caption used in this case be modified to reflect this substitution.
DATED: March 20, 2009
LAWRENCE G. BROWN Acting United States Attorney
TODD A. PICKLES Assistant United States Attorney Attorneys for the United States Forest Service, Tom Vilsak, Abigail Kimbell, and Randy Moore
For the reasons stated above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT Tom Vilsak will be substituted as defendant in place of Ed Shafer, and the caption used in this case shall be modified to reflect this substitution
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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