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 3,021 6,138 13,432 22,591
High Priority for Action 0 751 860 1,611
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,950 1,060 3,010
Low Priority for Action 0 1,566 696 2,262
Insufficient Information 0 250 331 581
Not a Priority for Action 0 561 2,060 2,621
Site(s) not yet classified 3,021 1,060 8,425 12,506
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.