By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The head of U.S. Steel is indicating a $1.5 billion upgrade to the Mon Valley Works may not happen as planned.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Leaders Discuss Ways To Spend Federal Funding Through American Rescue Plan
Our news partners at The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report that CEO David Burritt told analysts about the investment, saying “we can decide to put it in the Mon Valley. We can decide to put it somewhere else.”READ MORE: Congressman Conor Lamb's Entry Into Senate Race Will Shake Up Political Chess Board
Last year, U.S. Steel promised to invest more than $1 billion in new technology in the Mon Valley to cut down on emissions.MORE NEWS: Troy Polamalu Says He Tested Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Hall Of Fame Enshrinement
The company does plan to spend $150 million on the project next year.