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Southwest Weather Research, Inc. v. Rounsaville
Court of Civil Appeals of Texas
320 S.W.2d 211 (1958)
Southwest Weather Research (Southwest) (defendant) was the owner and operator of planes that utilized a process called “cloud seeding.” This process involved Southwest flying planes that discharged a chemical substance intended to disperse clouds and suppress hail. Joe Rounsaville (plaintiff), unhappy with the planes flying over his property and affecting the weather, brought a trespass suit to enjoin Southwest from continuing its cloud seeding. The trial court granted Rounsaville a temporary injunction. Southwest appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Per curiam)
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