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Committee Seeks Answers on Corruption at Puerto Rico Power Utility


WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12, 2018 - TO: Mr. Justo Gonzalez
FROM: Chairmen Rob Bishop, Bruce Westerman, Doug LaMalfa

As of March 7, 2018, Approximately 155,695 Puerto Ricans remain without power after Hurricanes Maria and Irma struck the island. As part of its on-going oversight of Puerto Rico's recovery, the House Committee on Natural Resources is reviewing multiple allegations of corruption and gross mismanagement in the power restoration process made against the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). Much of the reported corruption concerns PREPA officials accepting or demanding bribes to restore power to residences and businesses.

Read the full letter HERE.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

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