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 2,428 5,316 15,340 23,084
High Priority for Action 19 698 918 1,635
Medium Priority for Action 8 1,751 1,346 3,105
Low Priority for Action 2 1,405 918 2,325
Insufficient Information 2 106 369 477
Not a Priority for Action 2 396 2,343 2,741
Site(s) not yet classified 2,395 960 9,446 12,801
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.