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 2,499 5,420 15,122 23,041
High Priority for Action 0 708 904 1,612
Medium Priority for Action 11 1,812 1,265 3,088
Low Priority for Action 3 1,399 889 2,291
Insufficient Information 2 107 363 472
Not a Priority for Action 0 406 2,386 2,792
Site(s) not yet classified 2,483 988 9,315 12,786
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.