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 3,020 6,144 13,427 22,591
High Priority for Action 0 749 846 1,595
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,964 1,054 3,018
Low Priority for Action 0 1,573 696 2,269
Insufficient Information 0 224 320 544
Not a Priority for Action 0 571 2,089 2,660
Site(s) not yet classified 3,020 1,063 8,422 12,505
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.