Tuesday, March 24, 2009

U.K.: Green pressure grows for cow flatulence tax

From the Scotsman:
THE UK government and the devolved administrations must avoid the temptation to introduce a "flatulence tax" on cows and other farm livestock, according to Struan Stevenson, a Scottish Conservative MEP who takes a keen interest in farming and rural affairs. The very notion may seem decidedly obtuse to practical farmers, but it is under consideration in both the Irish Republic and Denmark....MORE
Also from the Scotsman:

I'm just funnin' with the paper. Far from being a booze and farm rag, their coverage of the Euro business scene is as good as it gets among the major general circulation dailies.