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Federal legislation establishing a fund for the cleanup of sites damaged by
toxic chemicals permits compensating state governments for damage to
their natural resources but does not allow claims for injury to people.

(A) compensating state governments for damage to
(B) compensating state governments for the damaging of
(C) giving state governments compensation for damaging
(D) giving compensation to state governments for the damage of
(E) the giving of compensation to state governments for damaging
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Nov 2003, 10:42
weird and convolute,
seems that D makes a little sense :?
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2003, 07:29
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damage FOR in D is stupid indeed
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2003, 13:40
E ? :cry:
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2003, 00:09
I think that A is the answer

Parallelism:

permits compensating ... FOR damage TO natural resourses
but does not allow claims FOR injury TO people

Am I right?
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Re: SC: Legislation [#permalink] New post 27 May 2011, 03:44
Most of the old sentence correction questions looks like bouncers (in cricket) :)

Got stuck between A and D
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Re: SC: Legislation [#permalink] New post 27 May 2011, 14:11
+1 A

It is more concise. "Giving compensations" is wordy.
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Re: Federal legislation establishing a fund for the cleanup of [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2013, 17:03
stolyar wrote:
Federal legislation establishing a fund for the cleanup of sites damaged by
toxic chemicals permits compensating state governments for damage to
their natural resources but does not allow claims for injury to people.

(A) compensating state governments for damage to
(B) compensating state governments for the damaging of
(C) giving state governments compensation for damaging
(D) giving compensation to state governments for the damage of
(E) the giving of compensation to state governments for damaging


Is OA A?
All other answer change the meaning, looking as if they were compensating the government for inflincting damages to their own natural resources.
Anyways, A seems clear to me
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Re: Federal legislation establishing a fund for the cleanup of [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2013, 07:34
stolyar wrote:
Federal legislation establishing a fund for the cleanup of sites damaged by
toxic chemicals permits compensating state governments for damage to
their natural resources but does not allow claims for injury to people.

(A) compensating state governments for damage to
(B) compensating state governments for the damaging of
(C) giving state governments compensation for damaging
(D) giving compensation to state governments for the damage of
(E) the giving of compensation to state governments for damaging



well, I believe it must be C. cos' it doesn't make sense to compensate state governments but give compensation to state government. plus that regarding parallelism c is correct.
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