"This weekend, I saw firsthand the terrible toll these continuing earthquakes are taking upon hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans," said
"I am proud to join my colleagues today in calling on
"The federal government must not abandon the people of
"We must do everything we can to help our fellow American citizens of
The letter was signed by Reps.
The full text of the letter is below:
Dear Administrator Gaynor:
We write to request that
While PREPA officials report that power has been restored to more than 99 percent of customers, because of the damage at Costa Sur, the island will still need emergency generation of 500 MW for at least the rest of this year. Without this generator, which would provide extra resource capacity, the Costa Sur plant would run without backup. As a result, any pauses for maintenance or unexpected interruptions over the course of repair would leave those served by the plant without power.
Thank you for your attention to this important request. We are aware that