(PHOTO: The City of Rye is telling residents to get after Con Ed to request cash for rotten food caused by the recent power failures.)
Feeling beaten down and weathered by your friends at Con Ed? Your friendly power company will fork over up to $515 cash (more for local businesses) for spoiled food and medicine.
Of course there are stipulations attached, as well as some paperwork we are sure you'll enjoy. Now with the power back on, print out those forms and get to work…
Here are the details:
CON EDISON PROVIDING FOOD AND MEDICINE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR NOR'EASTER CUSTOMERS WHO LOST POWER FOR 3 DAYS OR MORE
NEW YORK – Con Edison said today that the company will reimburse customers for food and prescription medicine spoilage if they lost power for three consecutive days or more during the two nor'easters that slammed the region recently.
Customers may receive reimbursements for up to $225, or up to $515 with receipts. Business owners are eligible for food spoilage reimbursements up to $10,200 with receipts.
While recognizing the effortsof thousands of employees and mutual aid workers to restore power safelyto over 200,000 customers, the company has acknowledged that it was unable to provide reliable restoration times for many customers.
Those seeking to file for reimbursements can check the company’s website.