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 4,165 4,845 14,712 23,722
High Priority for Action 324 668 704 1,696
Medium Priority for Action 424 1,638 1,220 3,282
Low Priority for Action 157 1,187 1,086 2,430
Insufficient Information 145 109 255 509
Not a Priority for Action 186 354 2,401 2,941
Site(s) not yet classified 2,929 889 9,046 12,864
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.