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 2,052 5,247 15,977 23,276
High Priority for Action 1 721 927 1,649
Medium Priority for Action 1 1,732 1,433 3,166
Low Priority for Action 2 1,348 1,019 2,369
Insufficient Information 2 117 377 496
Not a Priority for Action 1 391 2,422 2,814
Site(s) not yet classified 2,045 938 9,799 12,782
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.