CARB’s mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering the economy of the State. Native American tribes are an essential part of CARB’s mission being realized. Governor Brown signed Executive Order B-10-11 on September 19, 2011, directing State agencies and departments, including CARB, to engage in effective government-to-government cooperation, collaboration, communication, and consultation with both federally recognized and non-federally recognized tribes when developing legislation, regulations, rules, and policies on matters that may affect tribal entities. CARB is committed to strengthening its communications and relationships with tribes across the State. Each tribe is distinctly different in its geography, culture, history, governance structure and language. Nevertheless, CARB is working to ensure tribes are directed to the right tools and resources to engage in consultation, both formal and informal, as well as to participate in grant and other CARB or associated funding opportunities.
The information above is intended to provide tribes with information and does not create a contractual relationship or obligation, does not contain legal advice, and does not modify the terms of any law. CARB reserves the right to revise the website at any time.