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 1,863 4,980 16,845 23,688
High Priority for Action 0 680 1,006 1,686
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,682 1,596 3,278
Low Priority for Action 0 1,242 1,179 2,421
Insufficient Information 0 117 384 501
Not a Priority for Action 3 342 2,552 2,897
Site(s) not yet classified 1,860 917 10,128 12,905
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.