ECIDA Wins National Award for Bethlehem Steel Site Project

The ECIDA and the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning received the 2014 Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council for their work on the Bethlehem Steel site's Bethlehem Rail Relocation project. Pictured accepting the award at the IEDC's Ft. Worth, TX Awards Ceremony are (left to right) Thomas Kucharski, Chair, IEDC Awards Advisory Committee and President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise, Christopher Pawenski, Coordinator, Erie County Dept of Environment & Planning, Phil Riggs, ECIDA Facilities Manager, and William C. Sproull, Chair, IEDC and President & CEO, Richardson Economic Development Partnership.