The company does plan to spend $150 million on the project next year for equipment.

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.

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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.”

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Last year, U.S. Steel promised to invest more than $1 billion in new technology in the Mon Valley to cut down on emissions.

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The company does plan to spend $150 million on the project next year.