Wetlands Reserve Program payments in North Carolina totaled $7.1 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
13rd District of North Carolina (Rep. Walter Jones)$334,2804.7%4.7%
21st District of North Carolina (Rep. G.K. Butterfield)$42,4640.6%5.3%
311th District of North Carolina (Rep. Mark Meadows)$10,4510.1%5.4%

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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