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 2,609 5,845 14,366 22,820
High Priority for Action 0 715 901 1,616
Medium Priority for Action 2 1,908 1,178 3,088
Low Priority for Action 0 1,484 841 2,325
Insufficient Information 1 156 360 517
Not a Priority for Action 4 468 2,214 2,686
Site(s) not yet classified 2,602 1,114 8,872 12,588
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.