More Than 100,000 Puerto Rico Homes, Businesses Still Without Electricity03:37
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In this Jan. 31, 2018 photo, Public Works Sub-Director Ramon Mendez, wearing a hard hat at left, works with locals who are municipal workers, from right, Eliezer Nazario, Tomas Martinez and Angel Diaz as they install a new post to return electricity to Felipe Rodriguez's home, four months after Hurricane Maria hit the El Ortiz sector of Coamo, Puerto Rico. Coamo's city government relies on residents to tell it where damaged cables and posts are located, and uses hand-drawn maps to show homes that have power or need it, and the city updates the power company. (Carlos Giusti/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
In this Jan. 31, 2018 photo, Public Works Sub-Director Ramon Mendez, wearing a hard hat at left, works with locals who are municipal workers, from right, Eliezer Nazario, Tomas Martinez and Angel Diaz as they install a new post to return electricity to Felipe Rodriguez's home, four months after Hurricane Maria hit the El Ortiz sector of Coamo, Puerto Rico. Coamo's city government relies on residents to tell it where damaged cables and posts are located, and uses hand-drawn maps to show homes that have power or need it, and the city updates the power company. (Carlos Giusti/AP)

Six months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico's power grid, more than 100,000 homes and businesses on the island still lack electricity.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with David Ferris (@DavidFerris), reporter for Energy & Environment News.

This segment aired on March 20, 2018.

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