Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Mississippi NRCS totaled $16.7 million from 1995-2016.
Congressional Districts in Mississippi NRCS Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2016
|Rank||District||Wetlands Reserve Program|
|1||2nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)||$2,544,621||11.8%||11.8%|
|2||3rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Gregg Harper)||$1,017,914||4.7%||16.5%|
|3||1st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)||$163,517||0.8%||17.3%|
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.