Ron co-led the Research Committee of the No Urban Airport non-profit formed to STOP Chicago Mayor Daley and Indiana Governor Evan Bayh's proposed Third Chicago Area International Airport. IT WAS STOPPED in July, 1992 for environmental reasons brought up by Ron and also taught to him by regional experts.
This is the short video PRIOR to Chicago Mayor Daley pulling the plug. Presentations raising public angst were held by No Urban Airport all around Chicago with groups over 3,000 in one event, like at Whiting Public School Gym, where Ron demonstrated decibel levels from 15 miles surrounding the airport down to the fence around it . LOUD! A study based on London's Heathrow Airport showed the negative mental health and physical health impacts of jets screaming overhead while you thought you were soundly sleeping.