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.
3M Co . said rebuilding work in Japan may total $200 billion, more than the projected spending after Hurricane Katrina, and the company is ramping up production of respiratory-protection products for the recovery.
While still plagued by high crime and poverty rates, New Orleans is rebounding strongly from Hurricane Katrina’s devastation and moving toward better race relations among its residents, two civic and educational leaders said.