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 532 2,975 11,621 15,128
Federal Real Property5322,97511,62115,128

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 188 352 2,431 2,971
Federal activities1122572,0882,457
Explicit federal policy decision261624
Contractual obligation7489327490

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 834 1,433 3,598 5,865
Orphan site1348
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act8071,1882,5564,551
Other Canada Lands161488471,011
National Park of Canada1094191295
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.