Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center (ACLC)

The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center (ACLC) is a nonprofit law firm that fights for justice in the coalfields by representing coal miners and their families on issues of black lung and mine safety and by working with grassroots groups and individuals to protect the land and people from misuse and degradation caused by extractive industries.

ACLC handles individual cases and engages in strategic litigation and policy work in the areas of mine safety and health, environmental protection, and sustainable energy.