Rubble Cleanup a Massive Task in NY, NJ » Superstorm Sandy

Household items destroyed from flooding from Hurricane Sandy line California Street on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012, in Long Beach, N.Y. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Household items destroyed from flooding from Hurricane Sandy line California Street on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012, in Long Beach, N.Y. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)