Reason For Federal Involvement

The tables below summarize the Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory by the reason that the Federal Government has an involvement in the site. The involvement types are grouped by type of property (Federal Land, Canada Lands, and Non-federal Land).

Click on an Involvement Type or a Property Type to query those sites.

Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 1,041 3,629 10,364 15,041
Federal Real Property1,0413,62910,36415,041

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 152 247 2,183 2,584
Federal activities1511351,9282,215
Explicit federal policy decision151521
Contractual obligation0106234340
Private sector lessee on crown land0168

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 862 1,361 3,433 5,658
Orphan site0235
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act8241,0962,4254,345
Other Canada Lands241618371,022
National Park of Canada14102168286
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.