By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MORGANTOWN (KDKA) – There could be a reprieve for the former Mylan plant in Morgantown.

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The plant that closed last week has been called part of the country’s critical infrastructure by the federal government.

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According to a report from our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, union leaders are hoping that belief delays the plans to decommission the plant.

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Despite the statement, Viatris, the company created when Mylan and Upjohn merged, say its plans have not changed.