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 1,869 4,980 16,845 23,694
High Priority for Action 0 680 1,006 1,686
Medium Priority for Action 0 1,681 1,597 3,278
Low Priority for Action 5 1,244 1,179 2,428
Insufficient Information 0 116 384 500
Not a Priority for Action 3 342 2,552 2,897
Site(s) not yet classified 1,861 917 10,127 12,905
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.