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Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source of pollution than they were once believed to be,environmentalists in Chicago report that the total amount of pollutant emitted annually by vehicles at O'hare International Airport is twice as that which is being emitted annually by all motor vehicles in the Chicago metropolitan area.

A.as that which is being emitted annually by all
B.as much annually as is emitted by the
C.as much compared to what is annually emitted y all
D.that emitted annually by all
E.that emitted annually compared to the
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A. as that which is being emitted annually by all – that which is redundant and being emitted is inelegant.
B. as much annually as is emitted by the – annually can not be separated from emitted; as much annually as is emitted is wrong word order.
C .as much compared to what is annually emitted by all – wrong idiom; a comparison stared with -as- should be completed with- as [/b]-
D. than emitted annually by all – perfect parallelism and crisp language ; amount of pollutant [b]emitted annually by vehicles at O’Hare International Airport is matched by that emitted annually by all motor vehicles – This is the tight choice

E. that emitted annually compared to the – wrong; comparing emission with motor vehicles.
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Re: Chicago Airport [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2010, 16:18
D.

A, B and C fail to use 'as much as' correctly with proper comparisons.

E compares that emitted to the vehicles.
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Re: Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2013, 08:57
Is "twice" the parallel marker/tag?
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