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 1,524 4,494 18,117 24,135
High Priority for Action 1 646 1,106 1,753
Medium Priority for Action 6 1,579 1,864 3,449
Low Priority for Action 3 1,000 1,537 2,540
Insufficient Information 0 174 431 605
Not a Priority for Action 1 342 2,692 3,035
Site(s) not yet classified 1,513 753 10,487 12,753
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.