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San Juan Mayor Wants Contentious Grid Repair Deal Nixed

Law360, Nashville (October 25, 2017, 3:59 PM EDT) -- The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, urged the island’s administration on Wednesday to void a contentious $300 million sole-source contract awarded to a small Montana firm to help restore the island’s battered electricity grid, a deal that has also attracted significant scrutiny from federal lawmakers.

Whitefish Energy Holdings, the small Montana-based firm awarded the deal in September, appears to lack the necessary expertise and manpower to repair the significant damage to the island's electricity grid caused by Hurricane Maria, Carmen Yulin Cruz claimed in an...
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