Gobal warming experts have begun to stress the deliterious effects of methane gas release on world wide temperature. Landfills of course are being targeted as dangerous sources of methane but an unexpected culprit is being identified as a possible hidden enemy.
Next Energy secretary Waxman is proposing a new " Flat" tax . Traditionally democrats have opposed regressive taxation schemes and so Waxman's allies were initially shocked until Henry elaborated:
"It's a Flatulence tax. Gas will kill us as it contributes to the melting opf the polar icecaps. A new Gas tax will encourage all of us to control our flatulent donations to the already overheated atmosphere. "
Gas meters will be attached to livestock the greatest source of the dangerous methane gas but Waxman warns that NYC is considering a pilot program. Con Edison has already developed a human gas meter for both oral and anal attachments. Measurement of the vart is still years away according to a gas company researcher, Vay Jayjay