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 2,368 5,355 15,353 23,076
High Priority for Action 3 726 912 1,641
Medium Priority for Action 3 1,764 1,351 3,118
Low Priority for Action 1 1,407 921 2,329
Insufficient Information 2 106 369 477
Not a Priority for Action 2 395 2,352 2,749
Site(s) not yet classified 2,357 957 9,448 12,762
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.