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 4,142 4,860 14,712 23,714
High Priority for Action 324 671 704 1,699
Medium Priority for Action 423 1,643 1,220 3,286
Low Priority for Action 154 1,189 1,083 2,426
Insufficient Information 138 110 257 505
Not a Priority for Action 186 357 2,401 2,944
Site(s) not yet classified 2,917 890 9,047 12,854
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.