Contaminated sites

Action plan to reduce environmental and human health risks from federal contaminated sites.

Services and information

Federal contaminated sites inventory

Searchable database of active, suspected and closed sites.

Success stories

Results of projects, treating contaminated water and soil, removing and destroying hazardous wastes.

Management plan

Assessing, prioritizing and addressing risks to human health and environment.

Aquatic contaminated federal sites

Expert support to federal organisations in managing risks associated with aquatic contaminated sites.


Cost of managing sites is a shared responsibility, skills development, training and jobs.

About federal contaminated sites

History, action plan, background information, policy framework and partners of Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan.

Northern contaminated sites

Managing and remediating sites contaminated from mining and military activity in the past.

Indigenous lands

How contaminated sites on reserve lands are assessed, managed and remediated.

Remediation project roadmap

Developing and implementing a remediation or risk management strategy for a contaminated site.

Guidance and orientation for the selection of technologies

Technology selection tool, environmental contaminants glossary, remediation resources.

What we are doing

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