NewsCon Edison Media Relations
For Immediate Release: July 17, 2006
CON EDISON URGES CUSTOMERS IN NORTHWEST QUEENS AREA TO REDUCE THEIR USE OF ELECTRICITY
The affected area is bounded by the East River on the west and north, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on the east and Newtown Creek on the south.
The cable problems in the northwest Queens have no effect on the rest of the Con Edison system. Con Edison will provide updates to affected customers both directly and through the media as the situation warrants. The company is in constant communication with the New York City Office of Emergency Management.
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