Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Louisiana totaled $18.2 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$2,751,05715.1%15.1%
24th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$347,0971.9%17.0%
33rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$230,2771.3%18.2%

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.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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