U.S. Steel’s Mon Valley Works includes the Edgar Thomson steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania — which has been operating since 1872 — the Clairton plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania, the Irvin steel mill in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and the Fairless Plant in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania.
Overall, the Mon Valley Works operation employs about 3,000 American workers.
The investment is set to help significantly reduce emissions by building a new sustainable facility at the Edgar Thomson plant — the first in the U.S.
In Granite City, Illinois, Trump’s tariffs helped bring back 800 American steel jobs at the steel mill that had closed in 2015 because of free trade with China and resulted in the layoff of about 2,000 Americans.
At the Gary Works plant in Gary, Indiana, U.S. Steel announced last year that they would be investing $750 million into the plant which employs about 3,800 American workers.