UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
December 19, 2005
ELOUISE PEPION COBELL, ET. AL., PLAINTIFFS,
GALE NORTON, SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, ET. AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Royce C. Lamberth, United States District Judge,
Upon consideration of plaintiffs' motion  for attorney fees pursuant to Equal Access to Justice Act through the Phase 1.0 Proceeding ("Interim Fee Petition") the record and the briefs presented and for the reasons stated in an accompanying memorandum opinion, it is hereby
ORDERED that plaintiffs' motion  for attorney fees pursuant to Equal Access to Justice Act through the Phase 1.0 Proceeding is granted in part and denied in part.
The Court awards plaintiffs fees in the amount of $4,534,275.97 and expenses in the amount of $2,532,195.08, for a total Interim Fee Award of $7,066,471.05.
This Interim Fee Award shall be subject to further adjustment at the conclusion of this litigation. In the meantime, defendants are directed to make prompt payment.
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