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 1,572 4,758 17,654 23,984
High Priority for Action 0 668 1,067 1,735
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,642 1,768 3,410
Low Priority for Action 3 1,071 1,437 2,511
Insufficient Information 1 167 391 559
Not a Priority for Action 0 351 2,649 3,000
Site(s) not yet classified 1,568 859 10,342 12,769
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.