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**FILE**Bethlehem Steel is reflected in the Lehigh River in Bethlehem, Pa., in this Nov. 8, 1995, file photo. A deal to buy assets of Bethlehem Steel still may be possible, though more costly after a federal agency's takeover of the bankrupt steelmaker's pension plan, says the head of a company planning to make a proposal by Monday, Jan. 6, 2002. (AP Photo/Nanine Hartzenbusch, File)Nanine Hartzenbusch / Associated Press