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Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Tour

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In this file photo from Oct 23, 2017, Yavapai County District Supervisor Jack Smith (third from the right in the second row) stands with other visitors who toured Arizona’s Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station that day. (APS/Courtesy)

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