Wetlands Reserve Program payments in South Carolina totaled $6.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank District Wetlands Reserve Program
Pct of
12nd District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Wilson)$677,84010.3%10.3%
26th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$556,1398.4%18.7%
37th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$141,7212.1%20.8%
43rd District of South Carolina (Rep. Jeff Duncan)$12,7500.2%21.0%

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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