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 3,631 10,362 15,037
Federal Real Property1,0413,63110,36215,037

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 152 247 2,185 2,585
Federal activities1511351,9302,217
Explicit federal policy decision151521
Contractual obligation0106234340
Private sector lessee on crown land0167

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 862 1,361 3,433 5,656
Orphan site0235
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act8241,0962,4254,345
Other Canada Lands241618371,022
National Park of Canada14102168284
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.