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 681 3,175 11,231 15,098
Federal Real Property6813,17511,23115,098

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 211 363 2,382 2,971
Federal activities1342662,0452,459
Explicit federal policy decision251623
Contractual obligation7592321489

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 837 1,429 1,237 5,831
Orphan site3228
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act8051,1762124,515
Other Canada Lands181498431,014
National Park of Canada11102180294
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.