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 1,048 3,621 10,353 15,029
Federal Real Property1,0483,62110,35315,029

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 150 242 2,190 2,582
Federal activities1491321,9352,216
Explicit federal policy decision151521
Contractual obligation0104234338
Private sector lessee on crown land0167

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 848 1,384 3,433 5,665
Orphan site0235
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act8091,0952,4274,331
Other Canada Lands251858361,046
National Park of Canada14102167283
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.