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A breakdown of the $300M Whitefish contract for Puerto Rico

Whitefish Energy workers in Puerto Rico. Photo: Ramon Espinosa / AP

A small company in Montana was given a $300 million contract to help Puerto Rico rebuild its electrical grid after Hurricane Maria, and now details of that project have been revealed, thanks to a leaked copy of the contract (which has since been deleted).

The massive contract to Whitefish, which only had two full-time employees when Maria made landfall, was called "unusual" by The Washington Post — the company's largest project before this was a $1.3 million contract in Arizona. FEMA said it had no role in the contract signing despite the fact that the most recent version of the contract said FEMA had "reviewed and approved" it, per The Hill.