How slurry has traditionally been spread on fields. In Co Limerick last night a slurry tank burst and an estimated 50,000 gallons of material flowed over a road.

A woman is recovering after her car was swept off a road by an avalanche of slurry in Co Limerick last night after a tank on a hill ruptured. The Doon(...)

Beinn An Tuirc wind farm on the Kintyre peninsula in Scotland: communities that accept a wind farm in their midst could receive a package of benefits worth £100,000 a year.  Photograph: Ben Curtis.

Local communities in England will have greater rights to object to wind farms, under new guidelines just published by the British environment departme(...)