The Scioto Valley-Piketon Area Council of Governments (SVPA COG) is a partnership between the Pike County Commissioners; the Pike County Health District; the Village of Piketon; the Scioto Valley Local School District; Seal Township; and Scioto Township to organize our community around the safe clean-up of the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS/Atomic or A-Plant) in Piketon.
Who we are
Pike County Commissioners
Village of Piketon
Scioto Valley Local School District
PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT
The PORTS facility was a critical component of the United States nuclear arsenal during the Cold War, and because of that service to the nation, our region has earned the support of our government in safely cleaning up the facility and in redeveloping the site to create jobs and opportunities in our community.
What we're fighting for
The SVPA COG is fighting for three simple, clear objectives: