Whitefish Halts Repairs & Threatens to Sue Puerto Rico’s Power Authority for $83 Million

HeadlineNov 21, 2017
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Back in the United States, the head of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, known as PREPA, has resigned, as half the island still has no electricity two months after Hurricane Maria. Ricardo Ramos had faced widespread outrage for signing a $300 million contract with the tiny Montana-based company Whitefish, named after the hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Whitefish is now threatening to sue the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, claiming the power authority owes the company $83 million.

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