Find Sites by Classification

The table below summarizes the number of sites in the inventory by their classification type as defined by the National Classification System of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment.

Classification Type Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 2,353 5,340 15,381 23,074
High Priority for Action 0 733 908 1,641
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,765 1,356 3,121
Low Priority for Action 0 1,395 933 2,328
Insufficient Information 0 110 370 480
Not a Priority for Action 0 393 2,356 2,749
Site(s) not yet classified 2,353 944 9,458 12,755
The following are the definitions for the three site status types for contaminated sites:
Suspected
Further assessment work is required to confirm whether the site is considered a "contaminated site."
Active
Active sites are confirmed contaminated sites where remedial action is or may be required.
Closed
No further action is required.