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 407 2,552 12,252 15,211
Federal Real Property4072,55212,25215,211

Non-Federal

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 142 358 2,550 3,050
Federal activities642692,1912,524
Explicit federal policy decision291526
Contractual obligation7680344500

Canada Lands

Reason for Federal Involvement Suspected Active Closed Total
Total 807 1,547 3,606 5,960
Orphan site0459
A reserve as defined in the Indian Act7871,2982,5584,643
Other Canada Lands111508521,013
National Park of Canada995191295
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.