The 21-member group will provide recommendations to the Legislature next year that would reduce land-use conflicts.
Real estate prices in Northern Colorado are rising because of the increased oil and gas activity in the area, but may go down the closer the rigs are to homes.
The report says scientists don't know enough about the effects on wildlife.
The Environmental Protection Agency is likely to get an earful in Denver this week as people testify on the agency’s plan to cut carbon emissions.
The price of renewable energy from solar and wind is beginning to compete with fossil fuels.
Advocates for the poor claim Black Hills Corp. has contributed to poverty and one state legislator is trying to make sure consumer interests are better accounted for when utilities raise rates.
Increase would help pay for closing down older coal-fired plants, converting others to natural gas and paying off increasing property taxes.