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The bottom half of the tank contained residual oil and sludge
Bill Mitchell was the one that came up with the idea to use the dry ice. He also found the reciprocating saw that we used to cut up the tank and the means of containing and mitigating the removed oil
Here we've used a flat-nosed shovel to scoop out most of the residual sludge. The next step was to use rags to remove the stubborn stuff. You can see a few remaining pellets of dry ice in the bottom of the tank.
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