Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Texas totaled $10.7 million from 1995-2017.
Congressional Districts in Texas Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2017
|Rank||District||Wetlands Reserve Program|
|1||4th District of Texas (Rep. John Ratcliffe)||$2,021,206||18.9%||18.9%|
|2||1st District of Texas (Rep. Louis Gohmert)||$452,508||4.2%||23.1%|
|3||13th District of Texas (Rep. Mac Thornberry)||$107,790||1.0%||24.1%|
|4||14th District of Texas (Rep. Randy Weber)||$68,468||0.6%||24.7%|
|5||5th District of Texas (Rep. Jeb Hensarling)||$22,992||0.2%||25.0%|
|6||36th District of Texas (Rep. Brian Babin)||$12,977||0.1%||25.1%|
|7||6th District of Texas (Rep. Joe Barton)||$12,748||0.1%||25.2%|
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.