The 19-member task force includes representatives from the oil and gas industry, ag industry, local governments and civic leaders.
Oil and Gas
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.
Regulators are dropping a lawsuit against the city of Longmont. Meanwhile, a Fort Collins judge ruled that that city's fracking ban violates state law.
The report says scientists don't know enough about the effects on wildlife.
Activists are pushing to bring their quest to limit oil and gas development to the voters.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced Thursday that the well east of Greeley has been determined to be "potentially related" to two small earthquakes in May and June.
Gov. John Hickenlooper had worked with a team of "willing partners" on legislation that would have granted more control to local municipalities.
The governor is trying to broker a deal to avoid ballot measures restricting drilling. A key interest group signed on amid controversy, but some legislators are unsupportive.