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The terms of the contract between Whitefish Energy Holdings and PREPA were obtained without a competitive public bidding process.
The call came hours after US president Donald Trump questioned the leadership of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz who pleaded for federal aid.
US president targets San Juan's Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz in a series of tweets, accusing her and the island's officials of failing to effectively help those in need.
A shortage of truck drivers and the US territory's devastated infrastructure make it difficult to move the supplies to the areas that need it most.
The ease in restrictions comes in response to Puerto Rico governor's request to waive the Jones Act, which limits shipping between US ports to US owned-and-operated vessels, to ensure there was no impediment to bringing in supplies.
The now Category 5 storm pummels the tiny island nation of Dominica en route to the US Virgin Islands and possibly Puerto Rico.
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