Under a $20 million settlement of a state-federal lawsuit over chemical discharges into the Wissahickon Creek announced Thursday, Merck & Co. Inc. agreed to pay the following:
$750,000: U.S. government.
$750,000: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
$75,000: Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
Improvements to West Point plant
At least $10 million: Estimated cost of changes to, among other things, create a tracking system for waste handling; increase testing and assessment; and overall improved wastewater management.
$4.6 million: Toward purchase of 96 acres for public open space for Erdenheim Farm's Angus Tract.
$1.7 million: For project to restore Wissahickon Creek at the farm.
$400,000: For environmental enhancement of farm's Angus Tract.
$350,000: Purchase of an early-warning monitoring system just above city drinking water intakes on the Schuylkill.
$850,000: For improved Wissahickon water treatment by Upper Gwynedd Township.
$1.2 million: For a new Wissahickon restoration project and other proposals.
SOURCE: U.S. Justice Department