Sludgehammer Oil Spill Remediation
The following is a presentation of images taken from an experimental oil spill clean-up in Posey County, Indiana in the dead of winter.
View of Initial Spill
February 23, 2015
This image is representative of oil saturation throughout spill site.
Source of Spill A 210-barrel tank in Posey County, Indiana ruptured losing its entire contents with a substantial portion of the oil being lost over the firewall.
Wade Oil Spill View
Before and After Clean Up
April 3 and June 15, 2015
Oil Spill Compost Pile
June 15, 2015
Only about half of the surface area of the spill was composted. The remainder was sprayed with SludgeHammer blend bacteria emulsion over the course of 3 applications and one hand-raking. The site was machine-leveled at the close of treatment.
Wade Oil Spill Clean Up
View from tank battery. June 15, 2015