Public comments are being accepted through March 15 for Minnesota’s ‘clean car’ rule. This initiative is designed to address the issue of climate change, creating low-emission and zero-emission vehicle standards. There’s been substantial pushback on this rule. In an interview with the Red River Farm Network, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said climate change and the clean cars rule have become very polarizing issues. “It’s almost taken on a guns-like persona, but that’s not true. This needs to go hand-in-hand with E15. As we increase that blend and move to more electronic vehicles, there’s more opportunity for us to use the existing blends in existing vehicles.” After spending part of his day Tuesday calling legislators about the E15 bill, Walz said there is bipartisan support. Here’s the interview.