Con Edison Media Relations
October 31, 2012
CON EDISON TO DISTRIBUTE DRY & WET ICE
TO CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE
NEW YORK – Con Edison will distribute ice at six locations starting at 4 p.m. today to customers who are without power due to Hurricane Sandy. The company will also have personnel at the locations to answer customers' questions.
These are the locations:
Brooklyn (dry ice)
Walgreen's, 532 Neptune Ave. (between W. 5th & 6th Streets)
Bronx (dry ice)
1200 Waters Place at the entrance to the Hutchinson Metro Center
Queens (dry ice)
121-10 Rockaway Blvd.
Staten Island (dry ice)
The entrance to Great Kills Park on Buffalo Street
Westchester County (dry ice)
Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers
Manhattan (wet ice)
Union Square Park, Union Square East and East 17th Street.
Instructions for safe handling and disposal of dry ice are printed on the bag for residents who pick up dry ice. Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide and should be used only in well-ventilated areas. Keep children and pets safely away.