Quantcast
The water utility at Ebeye, Marshall Islands, February 2012.. Erin Magee / DFAT / Flickr

By Whitney Webb

Since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory—which rarely garners much attention from the national media—has received widespread coverage which has focused on the Trump administration's slow response to the disaster.

The situation in Puerto Rico is undoubtedly dire, as many struggle without power and access to basic necessities for more than a week after the storm struck. In addition, the Trump administration's response has been notably lackluster in several regards, which has brought renewed scrutiny to its attitudes and performance.

Read More Show Less

EcoWatch Daily Newsletter

Sponsored
Sponsored