Con Edison Media Relations
November 3, 2012
CON EDISON TO DISTRIBUTE DRY ICE
TO CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE
NEW YORK – Con Edison will distribute dry ice at seven locations starting at 10 a.m. today to customers who are without power due to Hurricane Sandy. Dry ice will be distributed until 4 p.m. or until supplies run out. The company will also have personnel at the locations to answer customers' questions.
These are the locations:
Walgreen's, 532 Neptune Ave. (between W. 5th & 6th Streets)
PS 83 at 1846 Radcliff Avenue (Between Morris Park Avenue & Rhinelander Avenue) Bronx, NY 10462
Baisley Pond Park at 155 St and Baisley Blvd. in South Jamaica
Flushing in the parking lot at the Kissena Park Velodrome near Booth Memorial Avenue
Great Kills - Gateway National Park at Hylan Blvd & Buffalo Street
Westchester County Center at 198 Central Avenue in White Plains
Yonkers Raceway - 810 Yonkers Avenue
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.