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 2,403 5,332 15,382 23,117
High Priority for Action 1 735 906 1,642
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,758 1,361 3,119
Low Priority for Action 2 1,391 935 2,328
Insufficient Information 1 108 372 481
Not a Priority for Action 1 393 2,355 2,749
Site(s) not yet classified 2,398 947 9,453 12,798
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.