IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 28, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY;
WESTERN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT AND DISPOSITION
Plaintiff filed a "Notice of Settlement" on November 23, 2011, and it "requests 90 days to file final dispositional papers[.]" (ECF No. 35.)
Therefore, a dispositional document shall be filed no later than February 21, 2012. Failure to respond by this deadline may be construed as consent to dismissal of this action without prejudice, and a dismissal order could be filed. See E.D. Cal. R. 160(b) ("A failure to file dispositional papers on the date prescribed by the Court may be grounds for sanctions.").
Further, the final pretrial conference scheduled for hearing on May 14, 2012, shall remain on calendar, in the event no dispositional document is filed, or if this action is not otherwise dismissed.*fn1 A joint pretrial statement shall be filed seven (7) days prior to the final pretrial conference.
IT IS SO ORDERED.