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Triad Approach

Triad approach focuses on systematic project planning, dynamic work strategies, and real-time measurement technologies. The central principle of the Triad approach is the management of decision uncertainty.

Triad Approach: A New Paradigm for Environmental Project Management (SCM-1)
Section 2 (The Triad Approach)
Introduces the Triad approach to conducting environmental work, which increases effectiveness and quality and reduces project costs.

Dense, Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids (DNAPLs-5)
Section 3.3.5 (Benefits of Utilizing Triad Approach for DNAPL Performance Assessment)
List of specific benefits of using the triad approach. Includes a case example to demonstrate the benefits to a project.

Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR-2)
Section 1.4.1 (The Triad Approach), page 5
Pulls direct quotes from Technical and Regulatory Guidance for the Triad Approach: A New Paradigm for Environmental Project Management (ITRC 2003) and discusses further.

Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR-2)
Section 3.1.2 (Investigation Phase GSR Options), page 31, paragraph 3

Discusses how systematic planning brings the stakeholders together and helps to consume fewer resources.

Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR-2)
Table 3-2, page 32
Table contains general examples of best management practices to use for environmental, social and economic benefits.

Phytotechnologies (PHYTO-3)
Section 2 (Phytotechnologies Project Management Requirements), pages 32-36
Describes project management requirements including project structure, team organization, objectives and checklists for deliverables by project phase.

Radionuclides (RAD-4)
Section 3.1 (Data Collection), pages 16-18
Describes how data quality indicators and real time data benefit the project as a whole.

Radionuclides (RAD-4)
Appendix C, pages C1-C7

Describes the components of the Triad approach including conceptual site models, decision statements, how to identify data gaps, and dynamic work strategies.

Remediation Process Optimization (RPO-7)
Section 2.2.1 (The Triad Approach for Site Cleanup), pages 18-19

Describes how to manage decision uncertainty with the Triad approach.

Sampling, Characterization and Monitoring (SCM-1)
Executive Summary, page iii

Describes what the Triad approach is and what the document contains to help implement it.

Sampling, Characterization and Monitoring (SCM-3)
Section 2.1 and Section 2.2 (Triad Approach)

What is Triad and why implement it?