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News Tiny Montana Firm Gets $300 Million Contract To Help Restore Power In Puerto Rico

Tiny Montana Firm Gets $300 Million Contract To Help Restore Power In Puerto Rico

October 24, 20175:34 PM ET Nicky Ouellet Laurel Wamsley Whitefish Energy workers restore power lines damaged in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, on October 15. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has ordered an audit of the $300 million deal the island’s power authority made with Whitefish. Ramon Espinosa/AP Last week, a small Montana company called Whitefish Energy Holdings announced …

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Postal USPS looking for volunteer Postal Employees to work in Puerto Rico

USPS looking for volunteer Postal Employees to work in Puerto Rico

Posted on October 18, 2017 by postal 10/17/2017 USPS is accepting requests from employees who want to volunteer to work in Puerto Rico to help restore service following hurricanes Irma and Maria. If you wish to participate, you must submit a letter of intent no later than Friday, Oct. 20. Career and non-career employees who want …

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News Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

Secretary of Public Security Hector Pesquera said Saturday that the toll could rise further The Associated Press Published: October 14, 2017, 2:05 pm Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) 25Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)25 Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in …

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Postal U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery

U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery

Hugh Bronstein GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – With the Puerto Rico power grid shredded by Hurricane Maria, the U.S. Postal Service has taken the place of cellphone service at the forefront of island communications. Alfredo Martinez, a mail man for the U.S. Postal Service delivers the mail at an area damaged by Hurricane Maria in …

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Federal President Donald J. Trump Approves Puerto Rico Disaster Declaration

President Donald J. Trump Approves Puerto Rico Disaster Declaration

Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ordered Federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Maria beginning on September 17, 2017, and continuing. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in the municipalities …

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