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 1,558 4,762 17,654 23,974
High Priority for Action 0 668 1,067 1,735
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,647 1,767 3,414
Low Priority for Action 2 1,068 1,437 2,507
Insufficient Information 0 166 391 557
Not a Priority for Action 0 354 2,649 3,003
Site(s) not yet classified 1,556 859 10,343 12,758
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.