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$1.8m worth of gold flushed away in Switzerland’s sewage every year

Scientists recently determined that about $1.8 million worth of gold flows through Switzerland’s wastewater from the refineries that process roughly 70 percent of the world’s gold. That’s approximately 43 kilograms (almost the weight of a bag of rice) of gold stuck in Swiss sludge — an amount that scientists say, in some areas, is worth […]
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Added October 12, 2017
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