The mayor of Puerto Rico’s largest city is calling for a contract to fix the island’s hurricane-ravaged electrical grid to be “voided” after it was awarded to a small Montana firm.
Whitefish Energy last week signed a $300 million contract to help overhaul the island’s grid following Hurricane Maria. The company is only two years old and had just two employees when the territory’s utility, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), signed the contract. It is based in the Montana hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Ryan Keith Zinke Zinke under federal investigation for speech to NHL team: report Overnight Regulation: Senate panel approves driverless car bill | House bill to change joint-employer rule advances | Treasury to withdraw proposed estate tax rule | Feds delaying Obama methane leak rule Overnight Energy: Dems take on Trump’s chemical safety pick MORE.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told Yahoo News in an interview published Wednesday that the …