No. 5, Original.

206 U.S. 230 (1907)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 13, 1907.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. John C. Hart, Attorney General of the State of Georgia, and Mr. Ligon Johnson for the State of Georgia.

Mr. Howard Cornick, with whom Mr. John H. Frantz, Mr. James B. Wright and Mr. Martin H. Vogel were on the brief, for the defendant the Tennessee Copper Company.

Mr. James G. Parks for the Ducktown Sulphur, Copper and Iron Company.

MR. JUSTICE HOLMES delivered the opinion of the court.

This is a bill in equity filed in this court by the State of Georgia, in pursuance of a resolution of the legislature and by direction of the Governor of the State, to enjoin the defendant Copper Companies from discharging noxious gas from their works in Tennessee over the plaintiff's territory. It alleges that in consequence of such a discharge a wholesale destruction...

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