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 2,604 5,786 14,430 22,820
High Priority for Action 0 729 895 1,624
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,932 1,183 3,115
Low Priority for Action 0 1,463 848 2,311
Insufficient Information 0 132 363 495
Not a Priority for Action 0 467 2,254 2,721
Site(s) not yet classified 2,604 1,063 8,887 12,554
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.