Texas Town Sues Owners Of Noisy Gas Facilities

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 5:47 PM EST) -- Dish, Texas, and several residents are claiming in a trio of lawsuits that natural gas compressor stations on the edge of the small town have depressed property values with their loud noises and noxious chemical emissions.

The suits, filed Feb. 28 in District Court in Denton County, Texas, contain both trespass and nuisance claims.

They say that the row of natural gas compressor stations are out of place in a residential community, that they are extremely noisy and bright, and that harmful and odorous chemicals such...
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