Tag: Puerto Rico
"Millions of Americans are suffering and this disaster relief plan is urgently needed."
The gas industry and its allies in Congress hope to push LNG exports to the island’s electricity grid, ravaged from climate change-fueled natural disaster.
“We remain very concerned by reports that FEMA has awarded multi-million dollar contracts for hurricane-related aid to multiple unqualified companies.”
Last week, President Trump generated widespread criticism when he falsely claimed on Twitter that thousands of people did not die in the two storms, even as a Harvard study estimated the death toll may top 4,600.
Twenty-two legislators recently demanded answers regarding Hurricane Maria’s updated fatality count, which is nearly 50 times higher than previous official estimates.
The overall death toll is 15 to 20 times greater than the Puerto Rican government's official death record.
“The public must be able to trust the officials who are put in charge of government funds. Anyone who violates that trust will be brought to justice."