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 716 3,254 11,154 15,157
Federal Real Property7163,25411,15415,157

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 218 240 2,290 2,762
Federal activities1431332,0152,304
Private sector lessee on crown land0011
Explicit federal policy decision151521
Contractual obligation74102259436

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 851 1,351 1,268 5,803
Orphan site1226
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act8191,1022484,496
Other Canada Lands211448421,011
National Park of Canada10103176290
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.