August 20, 2013
SIERRA CLUB, et al., Plaintiffs,
UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, et al., Defendants.
ROBERT G. DREHER, Acting Assistant Attorney General Environment & Natural Resources Division United States Department of Justice, LESLIE M. HILL (D.C. Bar No. 476008) Environmental Defense Section, Washington, D.C., Attorneys for Defendants
PAUL CORT, IRENE V. GUTIERREZ, Earthjustice, San Francisco, CA, Attorneys for Plaintiffs.
JOINT STIPULATION EXTENDING TIME FOR DEFENDANTS TO FILE ANSWER, REQUEST FOR RESETTING OF INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT DEADLINES AND [PROPOSED] ORDER
ELIZABETH D. LAPORTE, Magistrate Judge.
The parties stipulate and agree that Defendants' time to answer Plaintiffs' Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (Dkt. No. 1) is extended to and including October 21, 2013. This extension will not alter the date of any event or any deadline already fixed by Court order.
The parties further request that the Court reset the deadline for filing of the Rule 26(f) Report currently set for September 10, 2013 and the date for the Initial Case Management Conference ("CMC") currently set for September 17, 2013 at 10:00 am in Courtroom E, 15th Floor, San Francisco (Dkt. No. 4), to allow the parties to engage in settlement discussions. The parties respectfully request that the Court set the following deadlines to provide sufficient time to discuss potential resolution of the case:
Rule 26(f) Report December 3, 2013 Initial Case Management Conference December 10, 2013
Pursuant to Stipulation, IT IS SO ORDERED.