Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Illinois totaled $1.8 million from 1995-2021.

Congressional Districts in Illinois Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2021

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2021
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
112th District of Illinois (Rep. Mike Bost)$113,9126.4%6.4%
215th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus)$103,5485.9%12.3%
317th District of Illinois (Rep. Cheri Bustos)$6,3300.4%12.7%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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