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Whitefish Energy Is Out. What Happens Now In Puerto Rico?05:54
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In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 photo, Whitefish Energy Holdings workers restore power lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Whitefish CEO Andy Techmanski said previous work restoring transmission lines damaged by wildfires in the western U.S. has prepared them for the Puerto Rico contract. (Ramon Espinosa/AP)
In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 photo, Whitefish Energy Holdings workers restore power lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Whitefish CEO Andy Techmanski said previous work restoring transmission lines damaged by wildfires in the western U.S. has prepared them for the Puerto Rico contract. (Ramon Espinosa/AP)
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The government of Puerto Rico has canceled its contract with the tiny Montana company that was hired to rebuild the island's devastated electric power grid. Questions are swirling about how a tiny two-person company was awarded a contract without a competitive bidding process.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with USA Today reporter Alan Gomez (@alangomez) about the controversial contract — and what comes next for Puerto Rico.

This segment aired on October 31, 2017.

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