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 2,410 5,335 15,381 23,126
High Priority for Action 1 731 906 1,638
Medium Priority for Action 1 1,755 1,360 3,116
Low Priority for Action 12 1,395 935 2,342
Insufficient Information 1 108 372 481
Not a Priority for Action 3 398 2,355 2,756
Site(s) not yet classified 2,392 948 9,453 12,793
The following are the definitions for the three site status types for contaminated sites:
Further assessment work is required to confirm whether the site is considered a "contaminated site."
Active sites are confirmed contaminated sites where remedial action is or may be required.
No further action is required.