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 1,502 4,502 18,110 24,114
High Priority for Action 0 647 1,106 1,753
Medium Priority for Action 2 1,579 1,864 3,445
Low Priority for Action 0 1,001 1,536 2,537
Insufficient Information 0 174 431 605
Not a Priority for Action 1 340 2,692 3,033
Site(s) not yet classified 1,499 761 10,481 12,741
The following are the definitions for the three site status types for contaminated sites:
Further assessment work is required to confirm whether the site is considered a "contaminated site."
Active sites are confirmed contaminated sites where remedial action is or may be required.
No further action is required.