Bradley v. American Smelting & Ref. Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20346
No(s). 51094-6 (Wash. Nov 14, 1985)

The court rules that an action in trespass is appropriate in a case where air pollution particulate matter has interfered with a party's exclusive possession of his property. The court first holds that since defendant must have known with substantial certainty that its emissions would contaminate su...