Texas EquuSearch has been fighting the FAA for the right to use unmanned aircraft in its search operations.
A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation filed a lawsuit on Monday asking a federal court to set aside an order that prohibits the nonprofit from employing drones in its work.
Unmanned aircraft would be limited on Louisiana private property if lawmakers agree to a bill that won the support of a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday.
Texas to be among 6 states that will host testing facilities.
Texans who use drones to photograph people on private property could be charged with a crime under a bill on its way to the governor’s office.
Scientists propose using drones to cloud seed in an effort to reduce the intensity of a hurricane.