Democrats are exploring a new attack line against the Koch brothers and Republican allies, telling voters the billionaire energy executives want to let home flood insurance premiums soar to help corporate America.
The drought across most of Australia’s Queensland state means coal producers are exporting record volumes into an oversupplied market, depriving them of the usual price gains caused by weather disruptions.
Malaysia, aspiring to become a developed nation in six years, is finding that more than 50 years under one coalition and tight control over information is a mismatch for handling a rapidly growing crisis followed across the world.
Louisiana, which continues to recover almost nine years after Hurricane Katrina, the most expensive U.S. storm, is tapping bond investors this week to pay for flood protection and building renovations.
Oct. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports on the response FEMA's preparations for Hurricane Sandy and how the storm is impacting the presidential campaign and the daily business of the federal government. he speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
When Robert Freed walked into Pet Foods Plus, his flooded store on Midland Avenue in Staten Island, two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, he knew what he smelled immediately: the stench of rotten kibble and cat food, a few tons of it.