This page is a repository for important
information about efforts to stop Fastrill Reservoir. Fastrill Reservoir
would drown irreplaceable bottomland hardwood habitat that is the heart of
the proposed new Neches River National Wildlife Refuge.
Most of the
documents are in Adobe PDF format. Also, many of the documents are
quite large. If you are on a dial-up connection, you will have to be
- Fastrill Reservior
fact sheet - Look here for a one page fact sheet about Fastrill
- Letter to Dallas City Council
- This is a letter to the Dallas City Council with facts and information
about Fastrill Reservoir.
- Newspaper Article
- This article from the Lufkin Daily News discusses local opposition to
the reservoir. We've highlighted some of the relevant information.
- USFWS Letter - Here is a letter
from Jim Neal with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding the
quality of the bottom land hardwood habitat that would be drowned by the
proposed Fastrill Reservoir.
North Neches River National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Assessment -
This is a link to the Environmental Assessment for the proposed Neches
River National Wildlife Refuge. The official title of the document
is: North Neches River National Wildlife Refuge Establishment Proposal,
Environmental Assessment, Conceptual Management Plan, & Land Protection
Plan. Clicking this link will open a new browser window on the
Fish and Wildlife Service website. This document is a very large PDF