Fond du Lac Band members are expressing their concerns after a BNSF train derailment spilled tons of coal on the reservation over the weekend. They say they weren't contacted by the railway after the incident in a timely matter. Meanwhile, railway officials say the opposite.
A Minnesota environmental group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to release concerns that EPA specialists have expressed about PolyMet's planned mine. The lawsuit seeks documents that the plaintiffs claim the EPA never submitted.