The water supply of New York City was endangered by the deterioration of the old tunnels, the drought in much of New York State, and funds being scarce for the completing of new tunnels.
A) funds being scarce for the completing of
B) scarce funds with which to complete
C) the scarcity of funds for the completing of
D) the scarcity of funds with which to complete
E) scarce funds to complete
To be honest, I was unsettled between D and E at first, but I am going for D.
parallelism, the deterioration of the old tunnels, the drought in ... and the scarcity of funds
what's the OA?