California Air Resources Board: A state agency whose 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 effects on the economy of the state.
An acronym for the California Air Resource Board, which is California's regulatory agency tasked to set the state's acceptable automotive emissions levels. Most performance exhaust systems are built to meet CARB's strict requirements, and some premium manufacturers, like JBA, weld a CARB acceptance number directly onto their products to guarantees their legality.
California Air Resources Board; formed to attain and maintain healthy air quality, conduct research into the causes of and solutions to air pollution, and systematically attack the serious problem caused by motor vehicles. It sets and enforces emission standards for motor vehicles, fuels, and consumer products, as well as health-based air quality standards.
California Air Resources Board. CARB is the air pollution control agency for the State of California. CARB develops regulations for certain types of sources in the State, but individual air districts (such as the South Coast Air Quality Management District or Solvents Council, American Chemistry Council Febrauary 2000 SCAQMD) have authority to set regulations for other types of sources within their boundaries.
California Air Resources Board. The State's lead air quality agency consisting of an eleven-member board appointed by the Governor and several hundred employees. CARB is responsible for attainment and maintenance of the state and federal air quality standards, and is fully responsible for motor vehicle pollution control. It oversees county and regional air pollution management programs.
The receptor (DNA-binding protein or transcription factor) that mediates the induction of CYP2B enzymes by agents such as phenobarbital, antihistamines and Aroclor 1254. CARb stands for constitutively active receptor.