Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Donald B. Craven, Mark L. Evans, Robert K. Huffman (argued), Miller & Chevalier, Chartered, Washington, D. C., Charles S. Crompton, Jr., Potter, Anderson & Corroon, Wilmington, Del., for appellant; David M. Francis, Marjorie Wilhelm, Houston, Tex., of counsel.
D. Lowell Jensen, Asst. Atty. Gen., Lawrence Lippe, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Daniel S. Friedman (argued), Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., for appellee Dept. of Justice.
Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., U. S. Atty., Peggy L. Ableman, Asst. U. S. Atty., Wilmington, Del., Janice Alperin (argued), Larry P. Ellsworth, Gary A. Gegenheimer, U. S. Dept. of Energy, Washington, D. C., for appellee Dept. of Energy.
Before ALDISERT, GIBBONS and HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
OPINION OF THE COURT
A. LEON HIGGINBOTHAM, Jr., Circuit Judge.
In this case, Conoco Inc. appeals from the granting of summary judgment in favor of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Justice shielding certain documents from disclosure under two exemptions to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552 (1976). Conoco sought access to, and copies of twenty-seven documents possessed by DOE and seven documents from the Department...
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