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 2,062 5,244 15,978 23,284
High Priority for Action 0 712 929 1,641
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,731 1,426 3,157
Low Priority for Action 0 1,351 1,018 2,369
Insufficient Information 1 118 378 497
Not a Priority for Action 0 393 2,422 2,815
Site(s) not yet classified 2,061 939 9,805 12,805
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.