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 1,554 4,760 17,650 23,964
High Priority for Action 0 660 1,065 1,725
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,642 1,764 3,406
Low Priority for Action 2 1,070 1,432 2,504
Insufficient Information 0 148 389 537
Not a Priority for Action 3 378 2,651 3,032
Site(s) not yet classified 1,549 862 10,349 12,760
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.