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 3,054 6,138 13,432 22,624
High Priority for Action 0 750 861 1,611
Medium Priority for Action 10 1,955 1,061 3,026
Low Priority for Action 3 1,564 695 2,262
Insufficient Information 0 250 330 580
Not a Priority for Action 1 566 2,061 2,628
Site(s) not yet classified 3,040 1,053 8,424 12,517
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.