Con Edison Media Relations
November 4, 2012
CON EDISON TO DISTRIBUTE DRY ICE
TO CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE
NEW YORK – Con Edison will distribute dry ice at six locations starting at 10 a.m. today to customers who are without power due to Hurricane Sandy. Distribution will continue 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:
MCU Park (Cyclones Stadium) - 1904 Surf Ave. (Between West 17th and West 19th streets), parking lot section 1B
Baisley Pond Park at 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard in South Jamaica
The parking lot at the Kissena Park Velodrome near Booth Memorial Avenue in Flushing
Father Capodanno Boulevard and Hunter Avenue (Parking lot near the Staten Island Parks Department)
Westchester County Center at 198 Central Ave. in White Plains
Yonkers Raceway - 810 Yonkers Ave. in Yonkers
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.