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 4,083 4,967 14,850 23,900
High Priority for Action 323 691 694 1,708
Medium Priority for Action 423 1,711 1,257 3,391
Low Priority for Action 154 1,191 1,134 2,479
Insufficient Information 137 136 255 528
Not a Priority for Action 186 344 2,421 2,951
Site(s) not yet classified 2,860 894 9,089 12,843
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.