The vast majority of Puerto Ricans are still without power, more than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island's power grid. Rebuilding that infrastructure is a huge job, but the biggest contract awarded so far went to a tiny, for-profit company that had only two permanent employees when the storm hit.
Whitefish Energy said last week that it had signed a $300 million contract with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, but some are questioning the company's qualifications.
This segment aired on October 24, 2017.
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