Conservation payments in South Carolina totaled $205 million from 1995-2023.

Congressional Districts in South Carolina Receiving Total Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2023

Rank District Total Conservation Programs
Pct of
17th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$24,227,91911.8%11.8%
23rd District of South Carolina (Rep. Jeff Duncan)$4,098,9112.0%13.8%
36th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$3,359,2161.6%15.5%
45th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)$1,908,1290.9%16.4%

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.


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