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Puerto Rico canceling controversial contract

Oct 30, 2017 - The Washington Post

Small Montana firm had $300 million deal

to repair electricity grid

Puerto Rico's electric company moved Sunday to cancel a $300 million contract with a small Montana firm for repairs to the territory's hurricane-ravaged electrical grid, saying controversy surrounding the agreement was distracting from the effort to restore power.

The contract with Whitefish Energy - a firm that had just two employees the day the storm hit - had drawn blistering criticism from members of Congr...