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Suit was by O. B. Crumpler and wife against Bay Petroleum Corporation and Tennessee Gas Transmission Corporation. Damages were sought for injuries alleged to have been caused by the defendants in permitting the escape of noxious and obnoxious gases, fumes, odors and stenches, all hereafter referred to as gases, during their operations in storing gas in a salt dome adjacent to the plaintiffs premises. The damages sought were for the depreciated value of the plaintiffs land and house, for discomfort and impairment of their health, and exemplary damages. The plaintiffs also sought a permanent injunction restraining the defendants from permitting the gases to escape and be carried to plaintiffs premises.