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 2,355 5,335 15,385 23,075
High Priority for Action 1 733 908 1,642
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,763 1,359 3,122
Low Priority for Action 0 1,395 932 2,327
Insufficient Information 0 109 371 480
Not a Priority for Action 0 392 2,356 2,748
Site(s) not yet classified 2,354 943 9,459 12,756
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.