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 3,022 6,142 13,428 22,592
High Priority for Action 0 751 850 1,601
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,959 1,054 3,013
Low Priority for Action 0 1,578 696 2,274
Insufficient Information 0 225 320 545
Not a Priority for Action 0 566 2,086 2,652
Site(s) not yet classified 3,022 1,063 8,422 12,507
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.