Reason For Federal Involvement

The tables below summarize the Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory by the reason that the Federal Government has an involvement in the site. The involvement types are grouped by type of property (Federal Land, Canada Lands, and Non-federal Land).

Click on an Involvement Type or a Property Type to query those sites.

Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 522 2,756 11,903 15,181
Federal Real Property5222,75611,90315,181

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 196 358 2,470 3,024
Federal activities1202642,1152,499
Explicit federal policy decision281626
Contractual obligation7486339499

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 786 1,388 3,736 5,910
Orphan site0358
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act7591,1452,6914,595
Other Canada Lands171458501,012
National Park of Canada1095190295
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.