EIS Solutions

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This article is part of the Center for Media & Democracy's spotlight on front groups and corporate spin.

EIS Solutions is a Grand Junction, Colorado-based public relations and astroturfing firm that handles government affairs, lobbying and PR for companies involved in the energy industry. The group's principle spokesperson for energy industry issues in Colorado is Curtis Moore.[1][2][3]

Front group organizing activity

EIS Solutions organized Environmentally Conscious Consumers for Oil Shale, a front group for the energy industry and gas drilling interests in Colorado.[4]

It was reported that former Colorado State Senator Josh Penry, a Republican who lost a bid to become Governor, accepted a job with EIS Solutions after the 2010 election.[5][6]

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  1. The Associated Press Ex-state Sen. Penry takes energy consulting job 9News.com (Denver), November 28, 2010
  2. Teeter AstroTurfing Media on West Slope ColoradoPols.com (blog), December 5, 2010M
  3. Mike Moran Oil shale experiment continues, Grand Valley Business Times, December 6, 2010
  4. Washington Post/Coloradopols.com Astroturfing Media on the West Slope, "Voices" blog, December 5, 2010
  5. Emily Anderson Ex-Senator Penry to accept job in Denver, Grand Junction, Colorado Daily Sentinel, November 27, 2010
  6. Club Twitty Penry spins through revolving door, Coloradopols.com (blog), November 27, 2010