We’ve heard about some pretty crappy things inside the government, but now one federal employee is finding himself in trouble for a little bit too much farting on the job.

In fact, he’s now being formally reprimanded for what was officially recorded as “releasing the awful and unpleasant odor” in the office.

The reprimand came down on December 10 when he was accused of “conduct unbecoming a federal officer,” at his job in the the Social Security Administration. The reprimand went a step further to state that his “uncontrollable flatulence” created an “intolerable” and “hostile” environment for coworkers.

In his defense, the employee has submitted evidence of a medical condition and has missed several days of work because of his situation. However, his boss isn’t buying it and says in his report:

“Nothing that you have submitted has indicated that you would have uncontrollable flatulence. It is my belief that you can control this condition.”

Source: smoking gun