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 2,595 5,762 14,435 22,792
High Priority for Action 0 730 895 1,625
Medium Priority for Action 2 1,920 1,190 3,112
Low Priority for Action 1 1,462 848 2,311
Insufficient Information 1 131 363 495
Not a Priority for Action 13 461 2,256 2,730
Site(s) not yet classified 2,578 1,058 8,883 12,519
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.